Nautical Posters

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3595Coming Soon!DetailsLaurie and Whittle1794
Antique Tide Calculator for the North Sea, Bay of Biscay, and the English Channel
Laurie and Whittle
$650.00Laurie-and-WhittleAntique-Tide-Calculator-for-the-North-Sea--Bay-of-Biscay--and-the-English-ChannelFine antique <b>volvelle for calculating the time of tides</b> at numerous locations in the UK and on the coast of Europe. A volvelle or wheel chart is a type of calculator constructed from paper. Essentially, a very early and simple analog computer. With a rotating dial for Locations and Minutes. Outside the rotating dial, are fixed a 30 Day Circle and a 12 Hours Circle and Names of Places including Lizard Point, The Coast of Flanders, Tinmouth Bar, Flamborough Head, Calais, the River of Bordeaux, and many more. <br></br> On this scarce device the instructions read <div class="indenttextblock">"To make use, you must place the Flower-de-Luce, or Index, to the Day of the Moon's age, on the circle of days and the Arrow, at the end of the line wherein the name is written, will point to the time of the Tides Flowing or Running that day, on the circle of hours."</div> Published by Laurie & Whittle, 53 Fleet Street. March 12, 1794.
453Coming Soon!DetailsTheunissen, A.1930
Engagez-vous dans la Marine
Theunissen, A.
$650.00Theunissen--A-Engagez-vous-dans-la-MarineLarge, dynamic, post-WWI recruiting poster for the French navy dated to 1930. Depicts a fast patrol boat or destroyer. <BR> </BR> Lithograph, signed in the plate by A. Theunissen, followed by the symbol of an anchor which is one of the privileges accorded those artists who have been appointed as official "Peintre de la Marine". Theunissen was given that honor in 1925 by the French Minister of Defense in recognition of his artistic work for the French Navy or maritime subjects . Published by Devambez, Paris. 1930.
451Coming Soon!DetailsDecaris, Albert1958
Salon de la Marine
Decaris, Albert
$195.00Decaris--AlbertSalon-de-la-MarineMedium sized original two-color poster shows Neptune grasping a trident while cradling a sailing vessel. The poster was produced to promote the Salon de la Marine, held in 1958 at the Paris Musee de la Marine. The Salon is an event held at the National Marine Museum in Paris to display maritime art by invited artists and by artists named as "Peintre de la Marine" or official marine painter. <BR> </BR> By Albert Decaris, one of France's top engravers in the 20th century. Decaris was honored with the post of the official painter of the Marine Francaise in 1962. Archivally matted. Total size 20"x25" including mat.