Nautical Posters


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453Post-WWI recruiting poster for the French navy dated to 1930DetailsTheunissen, A.1930
Engagez-vous dans la Marine
Theunissen, A.
1930
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$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.
5107America's Cup chart in Newport Block Island & Marthas Vineyard, 1937.DetailsClegg, Ernest1937
Chart of the Waters between Newport Block Island and Marthas Vineyard
Clegg, Ernest
1937
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$155.00Clegg--ErnestChart-of-the-Waters-between-Newport-Block-Island-and-Marthas-VineyardDecorative chart of the waters between Newport, Rhode Island, Block Island, & Marthas Vineyard, Massachusetts for the America's Cup races in 1937, after Ernest Clegg. Contains historical information and boat images for previous America's Cup races. Side panel with an explanation of the chart. Ropework outline. Reduced size, not engraved and printed by Beck. <br></br> Ernest Clegg (1876-1954) was a yachtsman, calligrapher, graphic designer, and cartographer. Among numerous other works, Clegg designed a series of three decorative charts recording the America's Cup Races off Newport, RI in 1930, 1934 and 1937. <br></br> From the August 7, 1937 issue of the Illustrated London News.
451Poster promoting the Salon de La Marine by DecarisDetailsDecaris, Albert1958
Salon de la Marine
Decaris, Albert
1958
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$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.
5155Early fishing poster for Toledo Bend Reservoir.DetailsTexas Street Guide Service1969
Rare map of Toledo Bend Reservoir with beauty pageant contestants 1969
Texas Street Guide Service
1969
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$400.00Texas-Street-Guide-ServiceRare-map-of-Toledo-Bend-Reservoir-with-beauty-pageant-contestants-1969A classic bait-shop fishing-map poster for Toledo Bend Reservoir, containing photographs of contestants for a beauty pageant swimsuit competition, almost certainly the Miss Toledo Bend pageant. The map provides a documentary record of the numerous businesses that dotted the roads and highways along the shores and approaches to the Toledo Bend Reservoir in 1969, the year that the power plant at the Toledo Bend Dam (northeast of Burkeville) began operating. <br></br> Hundreds of businesses and other points of interest are identified in circular call-outs. The locations include: <div class="indenttextblocksingle"> <ul style="list-style-type: circle;"> <li>Catfish House Motel and Cafe</li> <li>Chambers Bait House Welding</li> <li>Shamrock Marina</li> <li>Huxley Bay Marina</li> <li>Starlight Motel</li> <li>Ford's Camp Boats, Bait and Tackle</li> <li>Hook's Fishing Camp</li> <li>Kickapoo No. 1 Café, Station, and Grocery</li> </ul> </div> Toledo Bend Reservoir is located on the Sabine River spanning the border between Texas and Louisiana. The Toledo Bend Project, with an area of 185,000 acres and shoreline of 1,200 miles, was constructed primarily for the purposes of water supply, hydroelectric power generation, and recreation. <br></br> Published by Bill Hydrick, owner of the Texas Street Guide Service, P.O. Box 1043, Marshall, Texas. Map number 11. Map revised February 1969 (dated within).