Diderot, Denis
1730

Marine Pavillons (Flags) Plate XIX

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Marine Pavillons (Flags) Plate XIX

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Desirable and very decorative early 18th century copper-plate engraved print depicting naval flags, pennants, and ensigns from across the world. Several flags contains the coat-of-arms of a royal family. Two of the more interesting flags include one with the lion of St. Marks, presumably from Venice and another red flag with an an arm wielding a curved scimitar, possibly related to Hamburg.

Published by Diderot & D'Alembert in L'Encyclop├ędie. Plate 19.

CREATOR: Diderot, Denis

PUBLICATION DATE: 1730

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: France

BODY OF WATER: N/A

CONDITION: Very good.  Slight age toning but otherwise strong and clean. Prominent platemark on strong paper.

COLORING: Contemporary hand color.

ENGRAVER: Benard

SIZE: 8 " x 13 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 0

PRICE: $

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