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Merchandize/ The Dragon or None Such Galley

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Bickham, G. J.; Champion, J.
Place made: United Kingdom
Date made: 1738
Materials: ink; laid paper
Measurements: 13 in x 8 in
Nomenclature: decorative
Classification: whales

Uncolored engraved sheet with English text extolling the virtues of "Merchandize" (Merchandise?). With two whales made out of curlicue patterns, and a decorative header featuring a fanciful galley strewn with leaves atop which are a dragon and a dolphin; a sign on the galley reads " THE DRAGON, OR THE None Such Galley".


AF-DB-1509

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