Trade card of a seller of navigational instruments, early 19th century.
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Print after an etching. Richard Barry's navigational warehouse was based at 106 Minories in London and his trade card lists the sale of sextants and other navigational tools. The borders of the card are decorated with images of a sailor holding a navigational instrument, a ship marked 'United States' and a variety of books.