My 83-year-old dad spends most of his time in the retirement home hand-making models from found materials (“so as to not get old like the rest of them”). He didn’t understand why I wanted to share a picture with “the Internet” but I think the hand-knotted string rigging is worth it alone!
Mexican naval cadets stand in formation atop the masts and rigging of the training vessel Cuauhtémoc. [2550×3135]
Rigging of the R.C. Rickmers, ~ 1906 [1878×2154]
The full-rigged ship Garthsnaid in heavy seas, with men working in the rigging (c1920) [2914×1600]
17th Century German “Chain Shot” projectile for 11cm cannon for use against naval rigging and troop concentrations [3000×2398]