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Namban representation of a Portuguese Carrack

Kanō Naizen1616

Observatory of the Portuguese Language

Observatory of the Portuguese Language
Lisboa, Portugal

The carrack were round-sailed and high-rimmed ships, and had three masts. The first specimens had a capacity of 200 to 600 tons, but by the time the Portuguese used them in India's career it reached values of 2000 tons.

Details

  • Title: Namban representation of a Portuguese Carrack
  • Creator: Kanō Naizen
  • Date Created: 1616
  • Location: Kobe City Museum, Japan
  • Type: Image
  • Rights: Wikimedia Commons

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