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Ship-Building Plate CCCCLIV

Date: 1840
Dimensions:
Overall: 276 x 405 mm, 8g
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Ephemera
Object Name: Steel engraving
Object No: 00019742
Place Manufactured:Edinburgh

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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 a ship's midship section, including a cross section of the hull, columns with cross spalls, and keel supports.
    SignificanceThis engraving comes from the first edition of the separate book issue of Creuze's highly influential article on naval architecture.
    Additional Titles

    Primary title: ENGRAVING ENTITLED `SHIP BUILDING / MIDSHIP SECTIONS, SHOWING PLANS OF TIMBERING SHIPS', PUBLISHED BY THE ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA 7TH EDITION

    Web title: Ship-Building Plate CCCCLIV

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