Lane and Neeve

1895

Flags of All Nations

Flags of All Nations Manufactured by Lane and Neeve 4 Minories, London, E.

DESCRIPTION: Scarce and very colorful 19th century lithographed brochure/print of world flags. This scarce Victorian survivor presents numerous national flags, national merchant flags, naval ensigns and pendants. Prominently features the Royal Standard of Great Britain, the American Ensign and the American Jack. 44 stars on the American flags indicates the a date for the print between 1891 and 1896 when the U.S. added a star for the admission of Utah to the Union. When opened this attractive antique measures 15" x 22".

This seldom found brochure, "Flags of All Nations", is from the firm of Lane and Neeve at 4 Minories, London, East. That firm describes its commercial activities succinctly as Yacht Sail Makers, Yacht Flag Makers, Sail Makers, and Ship Chandlers. Lane and Neeve was located at 4 Minories, near the Tower of London and the Thames river, in an area with numerous other maritime-related business. The flag maker advertised their offerings on the back cover" "Flags Made to Order; House Flags, Name Burgees, Banners and Silk Flags". Also advertised is the sail loft at Britannia Works, East Ferry Road, London.

Folds to a compact 5" x 9". Printed by McLagan and Cumming. Lithographers, Edinburgh.

CREATOR: Lane and Neeve

PUBLICATION DATE: 1895

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: England

BODY OF WATER: N/A

CONDITION: Good.  Clean and bright with no major condition issues. No stains.One or two repaired tiny holes at the intersection of folds. Pink paper cover somewhat ragged at edges.

COLORING: Multicolor lithograph.

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 15 " x 21 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 

PRICE: $265


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