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Re: [SCA-Archery] Re: New files for period target

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  • John edgerton
    The butts might also be stacked sod, which was also used. You are most welcome. Jon ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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      The butts might also be stacked sod, which was also used.

      You are most welcome.

      Jon

      On Jan 28, 2008, at 2:33 AM, Laura wrote:

      > Sir Jon,
      > Thank you so much for loading these new pictures. It helped me
      > immensely to open and view them.
      > Several years ago, at a flea market, we picked up a nice, large,
      > framed print of a medieval festival scene. I suspected it was a
      > Bruegel from the style, but did not know which one. As it turns out,
      > it's a print of "Piece of Georg Fair". Thanks to your research, and
      > posting the picture, I can now identify it. I spent quite some time
      > studying it last night. He includes so much detail in his pictures -
      > it's amazing. On close inspection, the butt is not packed earth, as
      > one would expect, but it appears to be made of bricks. Another
      > possibility is that it is raw clay "bricks" stacked up and dried.
      > Clay was sometimes sliced from deposits in the earth, similar to the
      > way peat was cut.
      > There is also a procesion of crossbowmen, following a drummer,
      > walking down the street. Possibly part of the parade that's also
      > depicted. Thanks again for this find.
      >
      > Laurens
      >
      > --- In SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com, John edgerton <sirjon1@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > I have loaded new file versions of the article and the
      > illustrations
      > > in Microsoft Word to the files section.
      > >
      > > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SCA-Archery/files/A%20Period%
      > 20Archery%
      > > 20Target%20for%20the%20SCA.doc
      > >
      > > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SCA-Archery/files/illus-1.doc
      > >
      > > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SCA-Archery/files/1llus-2.doc
      > >
      > > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SCA-Archery/files/illus-3.doc
      > >
      > > I hope this works for more of you. Please post any questions of
      > > suggestions.
      > >
      > > Thank you
      > >
      > > Jon
      > >
      >
      >
      >



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