"Carte des Pavillons Accompagnee d'Observations pour en Faire Comprendre le Blazon et les Differentes Devises Aussy...", Chatelain, Henry Abraham
Subject: Prints Ships
Period: 1720 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Historique
Color: Hand Color
22.8 x 19.1 inches
57.9 x 48.5 cm
This striking sheet shows 88 marine flags of various seafaring nations. Also included is an alphabetic table listing the flags. At bottom is a guide to various colors and patterns used on flags.
A sharp impression on a bright sheet, issued folding with light toning along the edges of the sheet and a few faint spots of foxing.