Old Ship Figure-Heads and Sterns

Item #: 300-883
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Originally published in 1925, the good folks a Dover Publications have revived this title, which includes over 100 photos and over 300 lines drawings. You'll find amazing decorative details, and the focus is on English ships from the mid-1500s thru the 18th century.

Contents

  • Introductory
  • Fashion in Ornament
  • The Limitation of Ornament
  • The Head
  • Figure-Heads
  • The Stern
  • Quarter Galleries & Badges
  • The Broadside
  • Inboard Works
  • Painting & Gilding
  • Index of Subjects
  • Index of Ships

    by L.G Carr Laughton
    281 pp.,softcover

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