Chinese junks a book of drawings in black & white by Ivon A. Donnelly

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Published by Kelly and Walsh in Shanghai] .

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Statementby Ivon A. Donnelly
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LC ClassificationsVM307 .D6
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Pagination1v ;
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Open LibraryOL26680308M
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Chinese junks had painted eyes on them, one on each side. It was believed that this helped the boat see where it was going. Rudder. The rudder was a large, heavy board attached to the stern (back) of the junk.

It was used to help the boat steer a straight course. Mast. Junks had several masts made from tall, flexible pine trees. Strong sails. Six centuries ago, a mighty armada of Chinese ships crossed the China Sea, then ventured west to Ceylon, Arabia, and East Africa.

The fleet consisted of giant nine-masted junks, escorted by dozens Author: Evan Hadingham. by naked eyes, unlike those pictures in ancient Chinese warfare books.

Hence, this. Paintings of Chinese Junks. provided a very valuable source of the present study. Taiwanese Junk (Fig) was one of 11 junks painted. This Taiwanese Junk had elegant curve of hull and a simple bamboo cover near the stern. Others include junks from Nanjing.

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Chinese junks: a book of drawings in black & white by Donnelly, Ivon A. Publication date Topics Junks Publisher [Shanghai]: Kelly and Walsh Collection pemphillips; americana Digitizing sponsor Phillips Library at The Peabody Essex Museum Contributor Phillips Library at The Peabody Essex MuseumPages: A junk is a Chinese sailing vessel.

The English name comes from Javanese djong (Malay: adjong), meaning 'ship' or 'large vessel'.Junks were originally developed during the Han Dynasty ( B.C.E.– C.E.) and further evolved to represent one of the most successful ship designs in were used both for military combat and for trade, traveling long distances on.

Junks were the first ships to have rudders, which allowed them to be steered easily. From the 13th to 15th centuries, Chinese junks were bigger than any other ships and were the most advanced in the world.

Today, junks are still used in China, Hong Kong, and many parts of Southeast Asia. During the Ming Dynasty, a great adm­iral named Zhang He (as well as other notable admirals) sailed out of China to explore the world. Under the behest of Emperor Zhu Di, He and the Chinese Fleet (made up of 28, men) made their way from Asia to the Middle East and Africa, eventually reaching as far as Indonesia.

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Introduction. Junks are ancient Chinese sail boats that are still widely used in many countries around the world. Having minimum of two to three sails, Junks are known as one of the most successful ancient ship types in the maritime history (Read about other types of ancient boats such as rafts, dugouts and cogs).It is said that junks were first made during the Han dynasty in.

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He was employed as a shipping agent on the Yangtze for most of the time but spent the best part of his days recording and sketching the old Junks he saw. Sail and sweep in China. The history and development of the Chinese Junk as illustrated by the collection of Junk Models in the Science Museum by Worcester,G.R.G.

and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at History of the Ibn Battuta Chinese Junk. A junk is an ancient Chinese sailing ship design that is still in use today.

Chinese junks were developed during the Song Dynasty () and were used as seagoing vessels as early as the 2 nd century CE. Chinese junks were efficient and sturdy ships that sailed long distances.

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Two Volumes: The Junks and Sampans of the Yangtze. Vol. I: Volume I is subtitled Introduction; and Craft of the Estuary and Shanghai Area.

Vol. II: The Craft of the Lower and Middle Yangtze and Tributaries.: A Study in Chinese Nautical Research. Nos. 53 and 54 of the Miscellaneous Series by WORCESTER, G. G Edition: Both First Editions.

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Everyday low /5(). In comparison to the development of European boat types there is not much documentation about Chinese junks. In the book of Peter Wieg, Chinesische See-Dschunken, Verlag Delius Klasing, BielefeldISBNseveral types of seagoing junks are described and many photos of them from the s and before are shown.

Chinese Junks 01 by Baron-Engel on DeviantArt. The Chinese Junk was a vessel used long ago and stlll today in asian seas. I believe The Junk originated from the century and was a commonly used. Book Junkie Trials TBR for July The Epic Book Junkie Trials - Quest Challenge TBR for this Humble Bard.

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Offering more than just history, Chinese Junks on the Pacific focuses on ten ships, such as the Whang Ho, Ning Po, and Amoy, that sailed to the United States in the early twentieth century.

Hans Van Tilburg examines why these ships, some of the. The sailing junk was an amazing vessel. From Tientsin to Hong Kong—and up and down the great rivers in between—Ivon A. Donnelly immortalized these lost treasures in this book fromwith a pen and sketchpad and with words that.

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Janu In Florida, Pedro Menendez de Aviles found wrecks of Chinese junks in the Atlantic. In comparison to the development of European boat types there is not much documentation about Chinese junks.

In the book of Peter Wieg and Johannes Freyer, Chinesische Flussdschunken, Verlag Delius Klasing, BielefeldISBNseveral types of river junks are described and many photos of them from the s and before are shown. From Tientsin to Hong Kong - and up and down the great rivers in between - Ivon A.

Donnelly immortalized these lost treasures in this book fromwith a pen and sketchpad and with words that betray his passion for the ancient watercraft of China. Vivid and graceful, grotesque and gay, junks were supremely honed for their particular work.

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Junk, classic Chinese sailing vessel of ancient unknown origin, still in wide -sterned, with projecting bow, the junk carries up to five masts on which are set square sails consisting of panels of linen or matting flattened by bamboo strips. Each sail can be spread or closed at a pull, like a venetian blind.

The massive rudder takes the place of a keel, or centreboard. Depicted to the right is a comparison of one Admiral Zheng's massive treasure junks to the Santa Maria that carried Columbus. He used these ships under the service of the Chinese emperor in an effort to explore the vast chinese empire of the middle ages.

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Share on Facebook F; The Royal Saxon, the Chinese sent a squadron of war junks and fire-rafts to escort the merchant.Chinese Junks: A Book of Drawings in Black and White Ivon A Donnelly A beautiful record of Chinese maritime craft at a time when China had a greater variety of boats on its coasts, rivers and in Southeast Asia than any other nation.

In twenty-five pen and ink drawings, Donnelly has managed to preserve the memory of their magnificence just before sail gave way to motorised .

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