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[Phoenician ships.]

Image ID: 1623925

[Phoenician ships.] (1796)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Phoenician ships.]


: Weindl, Paul -- Engraver

Published Date

: 1796


: Engravings

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print. : b&w. ; plate mark 19 x 27 cm.


: Depictions of five types of Phoenician canoes. Printed on opposite page of source: "PLANCHE BB TOME II. Nos. 1,2,3,4,5, Canots Pheniciens, pag. 110 et 112." Phoenician attribution may be erroneous as these resemble vessels from the Pacific Rim. Tentative identifications are: 1. Peruvian balsa raft 2. Inuit or Siberian umiak, a kind of rowing boat. 2,4. Outrigger canoes of Polynesia. 5. Dugout canoe of Hawaii or New Zealand.

Original Source

: From Tableau historique des costumes, des moeurs et des usages des principeaux peuples de l'antiquité et du moyen age. (Metz : Collignon, 1810) Spalart, Robert von, Author.


: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Navigation -- Ancient

Source Description

: 1 folder (10 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 1623925

Record ID

: 1762318

Digital Item Published

: 9-10-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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