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Posted 11/24/2016   07:48 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nethryk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here is an image of a stamp honoring Breton-born French explorer Marc-Joseph Marion Dufresne (1724-1772), who made important discoveries in the south Indian Ocean, in Tasmania and in New Zealand, and was killed by Maori in 1772, designed and engraved by French artist Pierre Béquet (1932-2012) after an etching by French artist Charles Méryon (1821-1868), and issued for use in French Southern and Antarctic Territories on January 1, 1992, Scott No. 170, plus an image of Charles Méryon's etched portrait of Marion-Dufresne.

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Here is an image of a stamp honoring Léopold Panet (1820-1859), a French-Senegalese explorer of the Mauritanian Sahara, designed and engraved by French artist Jacques G-A-U-T-H-I-E-R (1931- ), and issued by Senegal on February 15, 1969, Scott No. 312, plus an image of a photo of Léopold Panet. Bonuses: Camels, map.

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Here is an image of a stamp featuring a portrait of Albert Seyrolle (1887-1919), a French sailor and explorer who kept a journal of the voyage of la Curieuse during Raymond Rallier du Baty's expedition to the Kerguelen Islands (1912-1914), designed by French artist Pierre Béquet (1932-2012), engraved by Elsa Catelin (1975- ), and issued for use in French Southern and Antarctic Territories on January 1, 2006, Scott No. 364, plus an image of the cover of Albert Seyrolle's account of the expedition, Journal de mer ("Sea Journal").

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Here are images of the two airmail stamps in a set commemorating the bicentenary of the arrival in Hawaii of James Cook FRS (1728-1779), a British explorer, navigator, cartographer, and captain in the Royal Navy, designed and engraved by French artist Claude Andréotto (1949- ) after sketches by John Webber RA (1751-1793), an English artist who accompanied Captain Cook on his third Pacific expedition, and issued by Mali on February 27, 1978, Scott Nos. C324 & C325.

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Captain Cook receiving Hawaiian native delegation.


Cook's crew members interacting with Hawaiians.
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Here are images of the two airmail stamps in a set commemorating the bicentenary of the death of British explorer Captain James Cook (1728-1779) in Hawaii, designed and engraved by French artist Pierre Béquet (1932-2012), and issued by Benin on June 1, 1979, Scott Nos. C288 & C289.

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Cook's ships, Hawaii, and world map


Battle of Kowrowa (Hawaii)

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Here is an image of a stamp depicting Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo (1497-1543), a Spanish explorer (but also claimed by tradition as a native of Portugal), best known for exploring the West Coast of North America, designed by José Pedro Roque Gameiro Martins Barata (1929- ) after a sandstone statue carved in Portugal by sculptor Álvaro de Brée (1903-1962) for display at the 1939 international exposition in San Francisco, printed by lithography, and issued by Portugal on July 16, 1969 as one of a set of three similar stamps commemorating the bicentenary of the founding of San Diego, California, Scott No. 1047, plus a photo of the statue, which is now located at a site near the Old Point Loma Lighthouse in San Diego.

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Here is an image of a stamp featuring a portrait of Jean Loranchet, the first officer of Raymond Rallier du Baty's second Kerguelen survey expedition in 1913, designed and engraved by French artist Pierre Béquet (1932-2012), and issued for use in French Southern and Antarctic Territories in 1981, Scott No. 97, plus an image of a map of Grand Terre. Note: Loranchet Peninsula, in the northern part of Grande Terre, the main island of the subantarctic Kerguelen archipelago in the southern Indian Ocean, is named after Jean Loranchet.

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