Camp at Shark Bay

Watercolour and ink drawing by J. Alphonse Pellion of the French camp at Shark Bay, Western Australia in 1818. The drawing was made from on board the corvette Uranie and includes Rose de Freycinet seated in front of a tent to the right. Rose was left out of the official etching, which is shown further below. Click on the images to zoom and click and drag to move across the zoomed image. For more on their time at Shark Bay please click here.



Images courtesy of the State Library of Western Australia
1) Freycinet Collection: Watercolour and ink drawing of Shark Bay, showing Rose de Freycinet, as observed from the Uranie, by J. Alphonse Pellion, 1818. Call Number MN 2146 / slwa_b2112066_29.
2) Freycinet Collection: Engraving of Shark Bay, as observed from the Uranie, by J. Alphonse Pellion, 1818. Call Number MN 2146 / slwa_b2112066_24.