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Flags of All Nations

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: colored engravings
Maker: unknown
Place made: Netherlands, North Holland, Amsterdam
Date made: date unknown
Materials: ink; paper; paint
Measurements: 5 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in; 22 1/2 in x 34 1/4 in
Nomenclature: national
Classification: flags

First of a series of ten groups of eighteen prints, numbered 32-49, mounted in a grid of three rows and six columns on a paper backing. This is one of a series of ten sheets of several mounted prints. The prints have been colored by hand. As is the case with the other prints in the series, the flags are color-coded by the direction of hatch marks. Vertical hatching represents red, horizontal hatching is represents blue. Yellow is shown by dotted marks, and diagonal hatching is green. Clark MS note: "Ten Sheets containing the Flags of All Nations -- one hundred and thirty-five plates in color. ** With book of description. Published at Amsterdam."