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BELLIN, Jacques Nicolas.

Marine. Chantier de Construction.

A Shipyard.

Published: 1769

Stock code: 53875

Price: £200

Sale Price: £80

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This beautiful print, engraved from drawings by the French hydrographer, Bellin, shows a shipyard in operation, with a partly constructed ship in the background, a dry dock in the foreground, and an observation platform to the left. This print depicts a hive of activity, with many workers engaged in all stages of ship making. A fascinating insight into eighteenth century ship building. Engraved by Benard.

Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Fine condition. Mounted size: 64 x 56cm. Size: 43.5 x 34 cm. (17 x 13 inches).

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