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La galere Reale a la Sonde

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Randon; Sbonski de Passebon, Henri
Place made: France, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Marseilles
Date made: 1720
Materials: ink; laid paper; cloth
Measurements: 16 in x 23 in
Nomenclature: galleys; French
Classification: ship portraits

A copperplate engraving from the book titled, 'Plan de plusieurs bâtimens de mer avec leurs proportions dedié à Son Altesse Serenissime Monseigneur Louis Auguste de Bourbon' (Marseille: c. 1720) by the French Captain Henri Sbonski de Passebon. The book was a collection of naval architecture prints. This print depicts the French galley 'La Réale' anchored at a port. One of her lateen sails forms an awning over half the vessel in which wooden scaffolding and lines connected to the masts and yards hold the fabric up. She flies five fleur-de-lis covered oriflammes. In the foreground, workers load cargo onto a rowboat and sit at the dock next to a large stone structure that is only partly visible. The title is often also written as "La galere Reale a la fonde."


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