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Life-Preservers Plate CCCXXIII

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: 00019706
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 features images relating to water rescue devices, including assorted ropes, knots, guns, lifeboats, floats, anchors, and firearms. 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 SEA RESCUE EQUIPMENT ENTITLED `LIFE-PRESERVERS'

    Web title: Life-Preservers Plate CCCXXIII

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