Sunday, August 15, 2010

Still More on Pavilion Construction

The first and third pavilions from the left show a convex shape that would seem to require internal support by radial ribs. Meliadus, ca. 1352. Click on the image for a larger view. Here is the same image in color.

Henry VIII enters the tiltyard at 1511, inside a portable arming pavilion. From the Westminster Tournament Roll.

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