The Bucentaur

By William Senior, published May 1929


The whole fabric of famous vessels has sometimes been preserved beyond the natural life of a ship by a national pride in their history; but all that now remains of the most sumptuous of the Bucentaurs are some possible fragments in the Museo Correr at Venice and the piece of a flag-pole, fluted like a column, that lies in the Museo Storico Navale of the Arsenal in that port.

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Filed under: Early Middle Ages | Late Middle Ages | High Middle Ages | Other (Early Modern) | Other (Nineteenth C) | Other (Eighteenth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Battles & Tactics | Harbours & Dockyards | Historic Vessels, Museums & Restoration | Navies | Ship Models & Figureheads

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