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Gauntlet Press of Richard Outram and Barbara Howard
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Title By Year1995 (?). OF FICTION AND FACT
First LineDreadnought, My Lords, is fitted with outsize funnels
CreatorsOutram, Richard Daley, 1930-2005
Howard, Barbara, 1926-2002
Publisher[Gauntlet Press]
Place of Publication[Toronto]
DescriptionOne sheet of white paper, 22 x 28 cm. Title of poem is printed in upper case Oxford, in blue; immediately beneath this is a subtitle in lower case consisting of a quotation from Kipling's poem 'The White Man's Burden', in black. Poem is printed in black. Between the subtitle and the poem is a heraldic dragon statant, in red. At the base of the poem is: 'RICHARD OUTRAM', uppercase italics, in black. On the reverse are printed two excerpts from books. The first is from Colin Simpson, LUSITANIA, London, 1972; the second from the HMSO publication Manual of Seamanship Vol 1 B.R. 67 (i/51) London, 1951. At the top of the page, a sailing-vessel ornament is repeated five times, in red, in increasing sizes from left to right. Between the two quotations, the identical ornament is repeated five times in a uniform size, in relief (white with a thin black outline). At the bottom of the page, the identical ornament is repeated five times, in blue, in decreasing sizes from left to right. Both the dragon ornament and the sailing-ship ornament are from the font 'Woodcut Ornaments'.
SubjectBattleships--Poetry; Imperialism--Poetry
Size of Original1 sheet ; 22 x 28 cm.
Local Call NumberPS 8579 U92 O4 1995 RARE
Resource TypeBroadside
CollectionGauntlet Press of Richard Outram and Barbara Howard
RepositoryMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries
SourcePrint original in the Rare Books Collection, Memorial University of Newfoundland Libraries.
CONTENTdm file name385.cpd