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... read more
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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.
Reprint of the Milton, Balch & Company, New York, 1925 edition.
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