Author Results for A. H. J. Prins

Maritime Art in an Islamic Context: Oculus and Therion in Lamu Ships

By A. H. J. Prins

Uses decorations aboard ships in the Lamu archipelago off Kenya during the 1950s and 1960s to carry out a sociological study of how particular elements of maritime art reflect Islamic norms. The Lamu fleet of over 200 lateen rigged merchant vessels and 100 fishing boats provides rich material as decoration of ships was highly popular […] Read More

Filed under: Post WW2 | Indian Ocean
Subjects include: Art & Music