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Saint-Benoît, La Réunion, Indian Ocean: a waterfall in the Rivière des Roches, seen from the lowest of three water levels. Aquatint by G. Gallina, ca. 1819, after J.J. Patu de Rosemont.

  • Patu de Rosemont, Jean-Joseph, 1766-1818.
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[1819]
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2851748i
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view Saint-Benoît, La Réunion, Indian Ocean: a waterfall in the Rivière des Roches, seen from the lowest of three water levels. Aquatint by G. Gallina, ca. 1819, after J.J. Patu de Rosemont.

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Credit: Saint-Benoît, La Réunion, Indian Ocean: a waterfall in the Rivière des Roches, seen from the lowest of three water levels. Aquatint by G. Gallina, ca. 1819, after J.J. Patu de Rosemont. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

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Description

Possibly Bassin La Paix, which has a similar basaltic platform to the one shown here but does not have the bridge over the top of the cascade. In the foreground are two Europeans admiring the view (Bory de Saint-Vincent and Patu de Rosemont?)

Publication/Creation

[Milan] : [Dalla tipografia del dott. Giulio Ferrario], [1819]

Physical description

1 print : aquatint, with etching ; platemark 16.7 x 23.7 cm

Lettering

G. Gallina fec.

Creator/production credits

Derived from an engraving copied by Bory de Saint-Vincent from "les dessins de Mr Patu De-Rosemond, habile peintre de paysages" (Ferrario, loc. cit.)

Lettering note

Bears number: 82

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2851748i

Reproduction note

After: J.B. Bory de Saint-Vincent, Voyage dans les quatres principales îles des mers d'Afrique pendant les années neuf et dix de la République (1801 et 1802), avec l'histoire de la traversée du Capitaine Baudin jusqu'au Port-Louis de l'île Maurice, À Paris : chez F. Buisson, an XIII (1804), Collection des planches no. XXVII ("Cascade de la Rivière des Roches prise du bassin inférieure. Dessiné par Bory de St. Vincent d'après Patu de Rosemond. Terminé par Adam")

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