|1833MPS: Merchants' private signals M. V. Brewington c. 1833|
In The American Neptune 3, no. 3 (July 1943): 205–21.
Peabody Essex Museum
Descriptions of Marryat, Elford, Rogers, and commercial code signal systems, and private signals. Includes illustrations of flag systems with color keys.
|1857TPS: Private Signals of the Whaling Vessels & c. Belonging to the Port of New Bedford|
Charles Taber & Co., Prang & Mayer 1857
|1858GPS: Private Signals of the merchants of New York and San Francisco [California]|
CreatorGifford, Charles B. (active ca. 1858-ca. 1868), publisher Nagel, Louis (active ca. 1844-ca. 1873), German, printer
Date Created and/or Issuedc1858
Publication InformationBancroft Library
Contributing InstitutionUC Berkeley, Bancroft Library
CollectionHoneyman (Robert B., Jr.) - Collection of Early Californian and Western American Pictorial Material
Description: Images of 127 signal flags with merchants identified below. Image in upper center of border shows sailing ship moored at Lombard Dock (San Francisco), flanked by medallions with allegorical images identified as "Eureka," and "Excelsior," (representing state of California and New York?) and a train.
Printed title (UC). Printed (LC, within image): Lith. print. in colors by L. Nagel, San Francisco; (LC): Entered... 1858 by C. B. Gifford... ; (LC): Respectfully dedicated to the merchants of San Francisco by Charles B. Gifford.
|1860FPS: Table of private signals, Merchant of Boston, c.1860
Allan Forbes, Ralph M. Eastman
As reproduced in Yankee Sailing Ship Cards by Allan Forbes and Ralph M. Eastman (Boston: State Street Trust Company, 1948).
|1900GPS: Private signals of the merchant of New York
|1976PSY: Private Signals of Yachtsmen - 1976 No 72|
|1977NPS: R.R. Newell Print “The Private Signals of Nantucket Whaling Merchants|
Certain pavillons datent de 1819.
|2013RMS: Murphy's Signals Hobart Town - colonial ship flags and semaphore signal charts. The
colonial ship flags and semaphore signal charts of convict guard
Private Edward Murphy of the 99th Regiment of Foot, Van Diemen's Land
from the 1840s and 1850s.|
These charts contain the only known drawings of the merchant ships' Van Diemen's Land Colonial Ensign and the entire collection of the individual merchant ship's identification flags flown in old Hobart Town.
Richly illustrated large format hardback showing the hand-drawn flag charts created by Edward Murphy in the 1840s and 1850s. These charts are the source for the Van Diemen's Land Ensign and the book shows numerous Hobart shipping house flags.