--- In WarOf1812@y..., easeufe@a... wrote:
(SNIP)> You may also try "The Illustrated Companion to Nalson's Navy"
by Blake &
> Lawrence, an attempt to give more illustrations of what Lavery
> less reading. (Some
> of the drawings though look like they were done by a 5 year old!)
These are probably the Mangin ones, are they? Executed by a naval
parson; though an interesting record of life on board at first hand
by one who had lived it, he was certainly no Nicholas Pocock, one
- In a message dated 9/5/01 2:26:02 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
>Not really. The artist actually does his own rendition of others artwork.
For example, the Purser by Rowlandson can be found on page 102 of Lavery's
'Nelson's Navy'. The artist drew his own version for the 'Illustrated
Companion' and it's somewhat harder to make out the face and details.
Actually titles it 'A Purser, after Rowlandson'. A lot of renditions are
done, some good and some.....
But there are a lot of diagrams, tables, other drawings and pictures. Nice
Ed Seufert, LCpl
1812 Royal Marines
1st Co/2nd Batt RM
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