National Centennial Exhibition of New Zealand Art Catalogue
M. de Sainson
M. de Sainson was draughtsman on the Astrolabe, which sailed for the South Seas under d'Urville in 1826. He found ample scope for his pencil in the numerous representations of New Zealand scenery and life, illustrating the account of the voyage with thirty-two drawings, and superintending various other illustrations made in other French publications relating to New Zealand.
266 VILLAGE A L'ANSE DE L'ASTROLABE
267 NATAI, L'UN DES CHEFS DE LA CAIE BREAM
(Illustrations from 'The Voyage of the Corvette L'Astrolabe' 1826-1829)
Lent by the Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington