While this publication is meant is meant for all who love boats, ships, historical past, and nautical lore, it's also designed as a definitive resource of fine quality, royalty-free photos to be used by means of artists, picture designers, laptop publishers, advert corporations, and extra. This choice of 681 wooden engravings contains remarkable examples of a few of the world's most pretty boats and ships. one of the well-known vessels during this quantity are Columbus's ships, the Nina, Pinta, and Santa Maria; King Henry's VIII's Great Harry; the Pilgrim Fathers' Mayflower; Henry Hudson's Half Moon; King Charles I's Sovereign of the Seas; Captain Cook's Discovery; the HMS Bellerophon; Fulton's Clermont; and the Great Eastern. between well-known naval battles proven are the clash at Actium, the invasion of the Spanish Armada, Dutch-English engagements within the seventeenth century, Anson's Centurion shooting a Spanish treasure send, Nelson's victory at Trafalgar, Perry's triumph at Lake Erie, and the Civil struggle ironclad contest among the Monitor and the Merrimac.
This quantity incorporates a big range of vessels: rowboats, funeral barges, Venetian gondolas, catamarans, local American canoes, chinese language junks, tugboats, canal boats, barges, yachts, brigs, barks, sloops, skiffs, catboats, different types of vessels used for fishing and whaling, ships in misery, and extra. There also are examples of nautically similar fabric: navigational tools, diving fits and helmets, lighthouses, canal locks, dry docks, the Suez Canal, helmsmen, send captains, seamen at paintings, deck scenes, and interiors of boats. taken from infrequent assets — depict primitive canoes, a Roman galley, send figureheads, naval battles, dock scenes, lighthouses, pirate ships, steam-powered battleships, and a wealth of different matters. short captions determine photographs, that are prepared chronologically. positive aspects over six hundred black-and-white illustrations from infrequent resources, prepared chronologically.