Author Results for Vanessa Histon Roberts

Publishing and Printing on Board Ship

By Vanessa Histon Roberts

Covers the rationale behind devoting shipboard space to bulky printing presses during the 19th century. Looking at the examples of the French Signaux and the British Tonnant early in the period highlights their use in providing administrative support to large squadrons on protracted operations. Article also shows their use in providing entertainment in the production […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Nineteenth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Administration | Manpower & Life at Sea | Science & Exploration