The Ships of Melencolia-Part 14

Copyright Dr. Elizabeth Garner and Gary Hind, July 29, 2014. All Rights Reserved

In Part 13 of the Ships of Melencolia we have seen that there is anther carrack ship hidden in the tiny landscape under the rainbow and you have seen this image:

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The Ship in the landscape

and you have learned that this is one of the Duerer’s most greatest deceptions, because he suddenly switched the perspective in the landscape. Please see http://wp.me/p2M3K7-1IT

WHAT IS THE REAL WAY TO VIEW THIS SHIP?

Below is this part of the landscape shown as it really should be looked at, with the print turned on it’s side:

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The proper way to view this new carrack ship in the Melencolia landscape

WHAT ARE THE ARROWS POINTING TO?

1.  What is in the red box is the wharf/pier to which the ship is tied.

2. In the blue box is the ship

3. The red arrow points to the back end of the ship, where the back  openings of a typical Portuguese carrack, for guns, is found as you see here

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The back end of a Portuguese carrack with the distinctive back opening showing and the side hull design

4. The purple arrows point to the the opening of the ship hold and the cargo that is being loaded into the ship

WHAT ARE THE DUERERS TRYING TO TELL US?

More to come!

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