Freycinet Collection


Shark Bay observed from L'Uranie

J Alphonse Pellion depicts L'Uranie encampment at Shark Bay with the fresh water distillery in the centre and Rose de Freycinet seated with her mulatto companion by her tent on the right.

Rose de Freycinet, the commander's wife, had stowed away at Toulon, and should not have been there. In the official publication of the voyage, Rose was removed from the print done from this picture.

The Treasure


Image: Shark Bay observed from L'Uranie

Shark Bay observed from L'Uranie

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