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Biographical entry Petit, Nicholas Martin

Natural history artist


Nicholas Petit, with C.A. Leseur (qv), was a painter on N. Baudin's (qv) voyage to the Pacific 1800-1804.

Archival resources

Royal Society of Western Australia

  • Nicholas Martin Petit - Records, 1800 - 1816; Royal Society of Western Australia. Details

Published resources

Edited Books

  • Bonnemains, Jacqueline, Forsyth, Elliott and Smith, Bernard eds, Baudin in Australian waters: the artwork of the French voyage of discovery to the southern lands 1800-1804 (Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1988), 347 pp. Details
  • Thomas, Sarah ed., The Encounter, 1802: Art of the Flinders and Baudin Voyages (Adelaide: Art Gallery of South Australia, 2002), 228 pp. Details



McCarthy, G.J.