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Ship-Building Plate CCCCLVIII

Date: 1840
Dimensions:
Overall: 276 x 405 mm, 0.008 kg
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Ephemera
Object Name: Steel engraving
Object No: 00019737

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    Description
    This engraving is one of 15 published in 'Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Naval Architecture: Being the Article 'Ship-Building' in the Encyclopaedia Britannica, Seventh Edition' written by naval architect Augustin F B Creuze and published in 1840.

    It shows plans of assorted stocks and stoppings for construction of wooden ships, including chains, counter weights, iron joints and cross beams for supporting keel and hull, knee deck supports and double fastenings on strakes.
    SignificanceThis engraving comes from the first edition of the separate book issue of Creuze's highly influential article on naval architecture.
    Additional Titles

    Web title: Ship-Building Plate CCCCLVIII

    Primary title: ENGRAVING ENTITLED `SHIP BUILDING', PUBLISHED BY THE ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA 7TH EDITION

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