Armada 1588-1988 – An International Exhibition to Commemorate the Spanish Armada

Rodriguez-Salgado, M.J. and the staff of the National Maritime Museum

ISBN/ISSN: 0140103015
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Spanish Armada, artifacts, cannons
Comments: Exhibition catalog; includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.5″ x 10.5″
Pages: 295
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Penguin Books in association with the National Maritime Museum, London (1988), in both hardback and paperback. There was at least one subsequent printing.
Description: This comprehensive catalog was produced to accompany an exhibition commemorating the 400th anniversary of the Spanish Armada at the National Maritime Museum (London) from April-September, 1988 and at the Ulster Museum (Belfast) from October, 1988 to January 1989. It includes the politics of the day, the rival armies, the ordnance used, life on board ship, the medicine, the navigation, the commanders, the sea battle, and the aftermath.