Posts Tagged: Jeanne Baré

The Prince of Nassau-Siegen, Tahiti, Bougainville, Venus, transit of Venus, Mrs Morgan's Florilegium, Natalie Waddell

A prince in Tahiti

After almost a month on Tahiti, Captain Cook and his men were still unaware that since the first British voyage to the island two years earlier, other visitors had been. As relations between the foreigners and the natives began to

The Prince of Nassau-Siegen, Tahiti, Bougainville, Venus, transit of Venus, Mrs Morgan's Florilegium, Natalie Waddell

A prince in Tahiti

After almost a month on Tahiti, Captain Cook and his men were still unaware that since the first British voyage to the island two years earlier, other visitors had been. As relations between the foreigners and the natives began to

Historical botanical illustration of the day

Bougainvillea was discovered by French botanist Philibert Commerçon along the coasts of Brazil in the 1760s. The naturalist named the plant after his captain Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, with whom he sailed around the world aboard La Boudeuse and L’Etoile. Also

Historical botanical illustration of the day

Bougainvillea was discovered by French botanist Philibert Commerçon along the coasts of Brazil in the 1760s. The naturalist named the plant after his captain Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, with whom he sailed around the world aboard La Boudeuse and L’Etoile. Also

transit of Venus, Venus, Mrs Morgan's Florilegium, florilegium, Tahiti, Natalie Waddell

Unfinished journey: Le passage de Vénus

In 1999 and 2000 the first two volumes of a three-part French comic, Le passage de Vénus, were published, portraying Louis-Antoine de Bougainville’s 1766 voyage around the world and his relationship with his female assistant Jeanne Baré. Due to the

transit of Venus, Venus, Mrs Morgan's Florilegium, florilegium, Tahiti, Natalie Waddell

Unfinished journey: Le passage de Vénus

In 1999 and 2000 the first two volumes of a three-part French comic, Le passage de Vénus, were published, portraying Louis-Antoine de Bougainville’s 1766 voyage around the world and his relationship with his female assistant Jeanne Baré. Due to the