27 x 20 cm (10.3 x 8 inches).This antique etching was made in 1828 by Edward William Cooke , considered one of the great marine artists of the 19th century. Born into a family of engravers, and taking advantage of his love for the sea , a teenage Edward created etchings of ships and boats demonstrat..
25.2 x 16.3cm (10 x 6.5 inches). This antique engraving of heraldry was made in the 1840s by Thomas Jack. Heraldry is a system of visual identification - think of it as an early form of branding ! Noble families wanted everyone to know how important they were. As most people could not read, heraldry..