6389. The Mondhare flag sheet 1871

DISPLAY OF THE FLAGS / THE MONDHARE FLAG SHEET. Tableau de tous les pavillons que lon arbore sur les vaisseaux dans le quatre parties du monde. Paris (chez Mondhare) 1781.

Coloured engraved plate with flags and scenes of naval warfare together with diagrams and compass. Size about 620x900. Mounted on board. Some spotting.

Includes flags of the United States of America. Also showing the battles in 1778 between the Triton and the Warwick, and the battle between the Belle Poule and HMS Arethusa at the battle of Ushant. The last battle was the beginning of the French intervention in the American War of Independence.