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Ship-Building Plate CCCCLIX

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: 00019744
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.

    The engraving depicts side and overhead plans showing methods of timbering modern square, circular and elliptical sterns. The plans detail the perpendicular, quarter deck sill, upper deck sill, gun deck sill, transoms, stern timbers and fashion pieces.
    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 CCCCLIX

    Primary title: ENGRAVING ENTITLED SHIP BUILDING / METHODS OF TIMBERING SQUARE, CIRCULAR & ELLIPTICAL STERNS

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