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Anchor Plate XLIII

Date: 1830-1842
Dimensions:
Overall: 273 x 210 mm, 8 g
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Art
Object Name: Steel engraving
Object No: 00019699
Place Manufactured:Edinburgh

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    Description
    This engraving featured in the 7th edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica published between 1830 and 1842. The plate depicts several illustrations of anchors and a scene from an anchor smiths shop. The images include a common anchor; Mr Stuard's anchor; an anchor fluke; new mooring anchor; an anchor smiths shop; and Rodgers patent hollow shanked anchor. This engraving probably featured in the 7th edition ‘Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature’ published in 1842.
    Additional Titles

    Primary title: ENGRAVING OF ANCHORS AND ANCHOR CONSTRUCTION ENTITLED `ANCHOR', PUBLISHED BY ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, STEEL ENGRAVING ON WHITE PAPER

    Web title: Anchor Plate XLIII

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