1893 Military Franchise Essays of the New Hebrides

1893 French Military Franchise Essays of the New Hebrides

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Essays by position

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Background history

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Essay scans naming system

Essays by printing group

Essays by position

A.  Position A

B.  Position B

C.  Position C

D.  Position D

What we know, assume, deduce

Essays by stone

Plate features by position

How many are there?

Where are they now?

Exhibit

Articles

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Each of the four essays on a sheet was drawn differently, so they each have different characteristics. As well, retouches of the essays over time help to show printing order.

Studying these essays by position augments the knowledge gained from studying them by printing subgroup and by stone.

The links on the left take you to the position pages (currently A, B, C and D positions are dead links). Each set of position pages provide different ways to interact with the essays (the list below is yet to be set in concrete):

A closer look

Shows a bigger scan of a single (450dpi) or sheet (225dpi), when the corresponding thumbnail is clicked.

A really close look

Shows a bigger scan of a single (600dpi) or sheet (300dpi), when the corresponding thumbnail is clicked.

Compare side by side

Allows the viewer to choose any two different scans of essay singles, and view them side by side.

Compare top and bottom

Allows the viewer to choose any two different scans of essay singles, and view them one on top of the other.

Flipbook of comparisons

Allows the viewer to arrange essays in a certain order and rapidly display a slideshow, thus imitating a flipbook. This is aimed at seeing the evolution of a plate flaw or retouch.

Plate features

Shows a table of hi-res (600dpi) scans of relevant plate characteristics for each position.

What we know, assume, infer, deduce

Analyses by collectors in an effort to gain more insight into the positions.

Comments

Comments relating to specific positions, including feedback from other collectors and website visitors.

What else would you like to see? Write to the email address on the Home page with your ideas.


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