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View of St. Peter and St. Paul from Kamchatka

"Vue de St. Pierre et St. Paul au Kamtschatka" (View of St. Peter and St. Paul from Kamchatka). A sketch of a small coastal village, with women, children, and dogs. Also a view of the open sea, hills and trees. Book citation: Voyage de la Perouse autour du Monde, publie conformement au decret du 22 avril, 1797, et redige par M.L.A. Milet-Mureau... La Perouse, Jean-Francois de Galaup, comte de, 1741-1788. Paris, Imprimerie de la Republique, an V. (1797).

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