Axel Poignant

All images reproduced here with the kind permission of the Muséum d’histoire naturelle du Havre and the Mitchell Library.

C.-A. Lesueur, Reptiles including geckos

C.-A. Lesueur, Reptiles including geckos.

C.-A. Lesueur, Platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)

C.-A. Lesueur, Platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus).

C.-A. Lesueur, Echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus setosus)

C.-A. Lesueur, Echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus setosus).

C.-A. Lesueur, Spotted-tail quoll (Dasyurus maculatus)

C.-A. Lesueur, Spotted-tail quoll (Dasyurus maculatus).

C.-A. Lesueur, Eastern quoll (Dasyurus viverrinus)

C.-A. Lesueur, Eastern quoll (Dasyurus viverrinus).

C.-A. Lesueur, Eastern quoll (Dasyurus viverrinus)

C.-A. Lesueur, Eastern quoll (Dasyurus viverrinus).

C.-A. Lesueur, Wombat (Vombatus ursinus)

C.-A. Lesueur, Wombat (Vombatus ursinus)

C.-A. Lesueur, Banded hare-wallaby (Lagostrophus fasciatus)

C.-A. Lesueur, Banded hare-wallaby (Lagostrophus fasciatus).

C.-A. Lesueur, Kangaroo (Macropus rufus)

C.-A. Lesueur, Kangaroo (Macropus rufus).

C.-A. Lesueur, Kangaroo (Macropus rufus)

C.-A. Lesueur, Kangaroo (Macropus rufus).

C.-A. Lesueur, Ring Tail Opossums (Trichosurus vulpecular)

C.-A. Lesueur, Ring Tail Opossums (Trichosurus vulpecular).

C.-A. Lesueur, Fruit bat (Pteropus scapulatus)

C.-A. Lesueur, Fruit bat (Pteropus scapulatus).

C.-A. Lesueur, Indeterminate, possibly possum or tree kangaroo?

C.-A. Lesueur, Indeterminate, possibly possum or tree kangaroo?

C.-A. Lesueur, Dingo (canis lupus dingo)

C.-A. Lesueur, Dingo (canis lupus dingo).

C.-A. Lesueur, Dwarf emu (Dromaius baudinianus)) lle Decrès (Kangaroo Island)

C.-A. Lesueur, Dwarf emu (Dromaius baudinianus)) lle Decrès (Kangaroo Island)

C.-A. Lesueur, Dwarf emu (Dromaius baudinianus) lle Decrès (Kangaroo Island)

C.-A. Lesueur, Dwarf emu (Dromaius baudinianus) lle Decrès (Kangaroo Island).

N.-M. Petit, Aboriginal man, Bara-ourou, Van Diemen’s Land

N.-M. Petit, Aboriginal man, Bara-ourou, Van Diemen’s Land.

N.-M. Petit, Aboriginal man, Ouriaga, Van Diemen’s Land

N.-M. Petit, Aboriginal man, Ouriaga, Van Diemen’s Land.

N.-M. Petit, Group of Aborigines, Van Diemen’s Land

N.-M. Petit, Group of Aborigines, Van Diemen’s Land.

N.-M. Petit, Aboriginal man, Coun-rou-bari-gal/Mororé, Port Jackson, New Holland

N.-M. Petit, Aboriginal man, Coun-rou-bari-gal/Mororé, Port Jackson, New Holland.

N.-M. Petit, Aboriginal man, Bedgi-Bedgi of the tribe of Gwea-Gal, New Holland

N.-M. Petit, Aboriginal man, Bedgi-Bedgi of the tribe of Gwea-Gal, New Holland.

N.-M. Petit, Mousquita/Mousquéda /Y-erran-Gou-la-Ga, New Holland

N.-M. Petit, Mousquita/Mousquéda /Y-erran-Gou-la-Ga (written on page to which drawing is attached), New Holland.

N.-M. Petit, Young woman of the tribe of Bou-Rou-Bé-Ron-Gal, New Holland

N.-M. Petit, Young woman of the tribe of Bou-Rou-Bé-Ron-Gal, New Holland.

N.-M. Petit, Aboriginal man, Van Diemen’s Land

N.-M. Petit, Aboriginal man, Van Diemen’s Land.

N.-M. Petit, Aboriginal man, Van Diemen’s Land

N.-M. Petit, Aboriginal man, Van Diemen’s Land.

N.-M. Petit, Aboriginal man, New Holland

N.-M. Petit, Aboriginal man, New Holland.

N.-M. Petit, Aboriginal child, Van Diemen’s Land

N.-M. Petit, Aboriginal child, Van Diemen’s Land.