May, 2006, Tomari Pensenkoye

Monument erected jointly by the Association Lapérouse Albi-France, represented by Jacques Bodin, and by the Russian authorities. A bas-relief in bronze (the same as the plaque in Laperouse Museum) is found in the museum in Yuzno,  capital of Sakhalin.

The Telescope and the Tinder Box: Rediscovering Laperouse in the North Pacific – Tessa Morris-Suzuki
Professor of Japanese History,
School of Culture, History and Language
Australian National University

Courtesy: East Asian History Number 39 December 2014


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