A well-illustrated look at shipboard ornamentation through the ages - from charging ram heads on ancient Greek and Roman war-galleys, saints on horseback, and allegorical portrayals of royalty to vintage Elizabethan galleons and Lord Nelson's Victory, built in 1765. Over 420 royalty-free illustrations also depict escutcheons, lanterns, rails, gun ports, and other decorative elements.
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(241mm x 165mm x 25mm)
Dover Publications Inc.
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