Boat

Boat

Saturday, February 9, 2013

‎12th to 14th February 2013.
Exhibition of Models on Heritage Boats of Bengal.
Venue: Tarani Majhir Ghat, Salt Lake Stadium (close to VIP Gate). Kolkata
Time: 2 to 7 pm.
Organizer: Backward Classes Welfare Department. Government of West Bengal.

Your presence will encourage me. If you need any assistance call me at +91 9433900712. or mail me: swarup.bhattacharyya@gmail.com
 

Friday, August 3, 2012

Varsities to showcase replicas of Tagore boats

Varsities to showcase replicas of Tagore boats

 If anybody knows about the structural details of 'Chapala' (a boat used by Rabindranath) please inform. 
My interest on:

  1. Material used 
  2. Material used for joining
  3. Design taken from 
  4. Number of persons accommodated. 
  5. Original photograph of Chapala

Friday, July 27, 2012

Inflated Skin of Bullock: Used as 'Hide Float Raft'


Northern India as well as northern Pakistan river craft.
Early Reference: Inflated skins as 'Floats' is depicted on the 1st Century BC Stupa I at Sanchi.