Friday

Ship's figureheads


Man painting lips of ship's figurehead
by Arthur George Watts (1883-1935)
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http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/14/Mascar%C3%B3n_de_Juan_Sebast%C3%A1n_el_Cano.jpg


Figurehead from the Spanish ship
'Prime Juan Sebastián el Cano'
attributed to Federico Saenz Venturini
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2 comments:

Maria said...

Hi Mette! I love this post because i adore ship's figureheads, and i think it's because Pablo Neruda. He collected and wrote about them. Here is a photo of o very beautiful one :
http://www.lugaresdeamerica.com/chile/isla-negra-la-casa-de-pablo-neruda.html
Thanks for the post, and hugs! :)

Aputsiaq said...

Hi Maria! Thank you for the link...the ship's figurehead is so, so beautiful...I really enjoyed the photos! Thanks!