Artist / Author / Cartographer:

Delaporte, Louis

Title:

Laos Siamois - Habitation Laotienne

Date:

1873

Medium:

lithograph

Size:

25.5 x 38 cm

Description:

L. Delaporte del. - Eug. Ciceri lith.. Imp. Lemercier & Cie., Paris

 

Laotian dwellings in a jungle setting with an elephant, oxen, peacocks, chickens, ducks, pigs and a monkey close by.

 

Louis Delaporte took part in the 1866-1868 expedition of the Mekong led by Doudart de Lagree, seconded by Francis Garnier. Delaporte was in charge of drawings and the administration of the expedition. He was a French naval officer who also produced charts of Indo-Chine for Depot de la Marine.

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Item Code:

P4829

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