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Douglas, Bronwen


In 1791, contre-amiral, rear-admiral, Joseph Antoine Bruni d’Entrecasteaux (Figure 1.1) was despatched by the French monarch Louis XVI - under direction from the Asemblee nationale constituante (National Constituent Assemby) - to search for the lost vessels of Jean-Francois de Galaup, comte de la Perouse.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Collecting in the South Sea: The Voyage of Bruni d’Entrecasteaux 1791–1794
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher site


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