Camp on the Falkland Islands

The French vessel Uranie, on its way back to France in 1820, was wrecked on the Falkland Islands. The drawing shows the wrecked Uranie to the right, boats evacuating its collections, and their camp on shore. For more on their time on the Falkland Islands please click here.

Image courtesy of the State Library of Western Australia
Freycinet Collection: Drawing of the camp in the Falkland Islands and the wreck of the Uranie, by J. Alphonse Pellion, 1820.
Call Number MN 2146 / slwa_b2112066_28

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