'Rigging the Lower Yards', 1808.

 
'Rigging the Lower Yards', 1808.
4 0 c m
 
33cm
actual image size: 25cm x 32cm

Description

Plate from'The Young Sea Officer's Sheet Anchor: or a Key to the Leading of Rigging and to Practical Seamanship' by Darcy Lever, published in 1808. Lever's book dealt with all aspects of practical seamanship on sailing vesels of the time and was widely read by young officers in the Royal Navy in the early 19th century.

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