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Catalog Number 10645-4241
Title Blueprint; Carbon Black
Object Name Blueprint
Description Carbon copy of a blueprint; carbon black on regular paper. Purple image of a ship schematic of four views of the Black Ball Pocket Ship Oxford designed by Isaac Webb in 1836. Upper left is a view from the stern. Upper center is a side view of the ship. Lower left is a view of the "Transam". Lower center is a view of the lower levels and deck of the ship. Top center of the blueprint is the name, maker, and dimension information of the ship. Lower center of the blueprint is a scale. Throughout the blueprint are notations for identification of different components and measurements of the ship. Additional notes are made in ink next to the side view of the ship. A line border runs along the edges of the blueprint.
Material Paper, Carbon Black, Ink
Height (in) 21.813
Width (in) 59.5
People Webb, Isaac
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection