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Re: [SCA-Archery] Scotsman's Bow

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  • James W. Pratt, Jr.
    If you look real close the Scot with the gun is a younger man(young man s toy) and the one s with bow are from the old school and skilled with what they use.
    Message 1 of 15 , Jan 1 11:09 AM
      If you look real close the Scot with the gun is a younger man(young man's
      toy) and the one's with bow are from the old school and skilled with what
      they use.

      James Cunningham

      > > Here is a site with some wood cuts showing Scots out shooting bows and
      > > standing about with bows, (and a gun). the bows look to be
      > > recurves.
      > > http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~wew/celt-clothing/
      > > Might help some one....
    • Carolus Eulenhorst
      Documentation is allowed if the publication date is prior to 1650 and there is not specific reference to the object being created after 1600. The assumption is
      Message 2 of 15 , Jan 1 9:39 PM
        Documentation is allowed if the publication date is prior to 1650 and
        there is not specific reference to the object being created after 1600.
        The assumption is that it takes some time for items to make it into
        print.

        In service to the dream
        Carolus von Eulenhorst
        eulenhorst@...

        On Tue, 31 Dec 2002 21:10:58 -0500 "Nathaniel S. Prentice"
        <prentice@...> writes:
        > Two questions about these:
        >
        > 1. They were German blockprints. Could the German artist have
        > projected
        > forward his interpretation of what a bow looks like in Scotland?
        > 2. The lower one is OOP (1641). What is the date on the earlier
        > one?
        >
        > Nate

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