The Goleta was an elegant ship with a usually round stern, beautiful rigging, fast and agile. The Greeks began to build small two-masted Goletes of 8-10 tons in the beginning of the 19th century gradualy scaling them up to become ships. Armed with 6 12-liter cannons and one on the bow for the offense, they were used extensively & effectively in the struggle for independence of 1821.
Artwork #10 from the collection of miniatures "The evolution of the Greek sailing vessels from the 16th to the 19th century".
Please Note: The fine-art-america watermark will not appear on your print or any other product.
April 11th, 2021
Viewed 840 Times - Last Visitor from Kiez, 12 - Germany on 03/24/2023 at 1:59 AM