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M. Bougainville hoisting French Colours on a small Rock, in Magellan Streights


A fascinating view of Bougainville planting the French flag on a "small rock" in the Strait of Magellan. The great navigator's flagship looms in the background. From John Moore's New and Complete Collection of Voyages, published by Alexander Hogg.
Item Number: G502
Cartographer: Moore / Hogg / Vangro / Royce
Place & Date: London / 1778
Size: 6 3/4" x 11"
Condition: b&w; light overall age toning, minor spotting in very wide margins
Price: $145.00