Original copper-plate engraving by Copia after Antoine-Louis Piron (1763-1819) who was the official draughtsman on the Reserche.
Bouka, or Buka, was named by Bouganville during his voyage (1766-1769)in 1768 after the name he thought the natives gave coconuts. Terre des Asacides became the Solomon islands.
Published Paris 1800
Condition = Original condition on laid paper. Uncoloured as published.
Size of image = 39cm x 25cm