Swank Sailing Ship Cabachon Cuff Links Scrimshaw These look like scrimshaw. Unusual silver shaped cuff links hold round cabochons with sailing ships. Nicely detailed with masts and sails, they are not exactly the same picture so they may be hand painted. In excellent condition. Swank Accessories Cuff Links
The 99 Steps - There are actually 103. Starting on Government Hill and ending right above Haagenhouse, this is a very popular attraction and when you reach the top, you'll find Blackbeard's Castle. Bricks to build the steps were brought from Denmark as ballast in the hold of many sailing ships.
Six Top Tall Ship Experiences In 2013 Valentine’s Day in the Caribbean Hold hands on a deck-top sun-lounger at midnight watching the twinkling stars in the inky sky high above, lay side by side in the bowsprit net with the waves skimming below, or spot dolphins together at dawn from the decks of a magnificent clipper. The world’s largest full-rigged sailing ship, Royal Clipper, offers some of the most... Expand this post »
Best pictures of 2014 ~ SOUTH SULAWESI, INDONESIA. A Buginese man holds a hammer as he starting to work to install a wooden block in the hull of a phinisi at Tanjung Bira Beach on May 2, 2014 in Bulukumba. Phinisi, a masterpiece of traditional Bugis-Makassar design, is a traditional wooden two-masted sailing ship, well-known as traditional sea transportation amongst the Buginese people for many centuries.
Replica of Magellan's carrack, the Victoria. She left Spain in 1519 as part of a fleet 6 ships (with 265 men). After traveling 68,000km, only 18 men on this ship returned to Spain 4 years later. Victoria was in terrible shape, with her sails torn and only kept afloat by continuous pumping of water... BUT she did have a hold full of valuable spices.
On a Sailing Ship Caspar David Friedrich 1819 Our eyes are directed towards the prow of the boat, where a couple are sitting. They are holding hands and gazing at the distant city ahead, its church spires and buildings emerging hazily from the mist. The woman is Caroline, the artist's wife, and the man is probably intended to be Friedrich. The artist is possibly referring here to the motif of the ship of life, to the notion of life as a journey from this world to the next.