Old Ship Figure Heads And Sterns
|Author||L. G. Carr Laughton|
|Release Date||18 July 2012|
|Rating||4/5 from 1 reviews|
A well-illustrated look at shipboard ornamentation through the ages — from charging ram heads on ancient Greek and Roman war-galleys, saints on horseback, and allegorical portrayals of royalty to vintage Elizabethan galleons and Lord Nelson's Victory, built in 1765. Over 420 royalty-free illustrations also depict escutcheons, lanterns, rails, gun ports, and other decorative elements.