Panorama of the British Navy at its Height 1909, 15 x 90 inches
The Illustrated London News Panorama of the Force We Must Maintain: a Navy Adequate in Strength to ensure our Shores from Invasion, our Empire from Hostile Attempts, and our Trade from Destruction in War.
Two long, folding sheets published as a special supplement in the “Illustrated London News”, March 27, 1909, after paintings by Norman Wilkinson. Each sheet 45 inches long and are intended to be joined, and so make a very impressive 15”x90” display.
The images of the ships are very detailed, and the key at the bottom identifies 183 warships (with notes on tonnage, armament, speed and age). The pair, $450