Archive Results For: Other (Early Modern)

Note: The Ship Models at Cuckfield Park Sussex

By L G Carr Laughton

Carr Laughton provides brief details of each of the eight models to be found in the rooms of Cuckfield Park. He also mentions two or three other models but does not go into detail. Read More

Filed under: Other (Early Modern) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Ship Models & Figureheads

Of Decks and their Definitions Part I

By Alan Moore

This article concentrates on the nomenclature of wooden men-of-war, and begins with a list of the decks of HMS Victory, explaining why, to the uninitiated, the expressions are sometimes anomalous.   Moore gives definitions from a series of eighteenth and nineteenth century Nautical Dictionaries, from as early as Blankley’s Naval Expositor of 1750, for the use […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Early Modern) | Other (Nineteenth C) | Other (Eighteenth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Shipbuilding & Design

Eminent Marine Artists Part I The two van de Veldes

By Harry Parker

Pictorial representation of nautical life has long fascinated those interested in the sea. The artistic family of van der Veldes is best known for William, born 1610 in Leyden, and his son of the same name. Having made his name by representing naval scenes for the Dutch States, William and his son were invited to […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Early Modern) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Art & Music

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