[Portrait of Commandant en Chef Nicolas Baudin, ca. 1802] / N. Petit [Nicolas-Martin Petit]

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[Portrait of Commandant en Chef Nicolas Baudin, ca. 1802] / N. Petit [Nicolas-Martin Petit]

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SAFE/P2/579

Record identifier

1l42wRz1

[Portrait of Commandant en Chef Nicolas Baudin, ca. 1802] / N. Petit [Nicolas-Martin Petit]

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Full title

[Portrait of Commandant en Chef Nicolas Baudin, ca. 1802] / N. Petit [Nicolas-Martin Petit]

Date

[ca. 1802]

Call Numbers

SAFE/P2/579

Record Identifier

1l42wRz1

Formats

Physical Description

Contents

1 drawing - 19 x 18 cm - pencil and charcoal on paper

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Fonds

Publication information

Published information

Drawing published in Plomley, N.J.B. 1983. The Baudin expedition and the Tasmanian Aborigines, 1802. Blubber Head Press. Hobart.

Access and use

Copying Conditions

Out of copyright : Creator died before 1955

Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales

Physical Access Conditions

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Issue Copy

Digitised

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

A mid-length portrait in profile of Commandant en Chef Nicolas Baudin dressed in naval uniform, seated at a table before a chart with compass in hand.

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

[Portrait of Commandant en Chef Nicolas Baudin, ca. 1802] / N. Petit [Nicolas-Martin Petit]

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

Drawing is on laid paper watermarked 'J WICKWAR / 98'

Includes folder marked in red: ‘N Petit’ and stamped: 'Portraiture, Jack Cato, FRPS, 52 Elizabeth St, Melbourne'.

Signature / Inscriptions

Signed lower right 'N Petit'

Date note

No date. Dated from copy sketch 'Commodore Baudin 1802' watermarked 'Whatman 1810' in Phillip Parker King album of drawings and engravings, 1802-1902 (Mitchell Library call no. PXC 767/no. 12)

Description source

Untitled. Title devised by cataloguer.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from Julien Renard, June 2019

Administrative / Biographical history

The portrait was drawn by Nicolas-Martin Petit (1777-1804), assistant gunner and draughtsman appointed by Nicolas Thomas Baudin (1754-1803), Captain of the Géographe and Naturaliste and Commander-in-Chief on the Voyage de Decouvertes Aux Terres Australes 1800-1804. Petit was entrusted with the illustration of Baudin's log book from the earliest pe...

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PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

SAFE/P2/579

Record Identifier

1l42wRz1

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/1l42wRz1

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Reference code

9640858

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