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ZBA3047
Decorative art

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Collection Decorative art, Sailors' craftwork
User collections Ship in a bottle by NMMCollections
Gallery locationNot on display
VesselsTitanic 1912

Object details:

Object ID ZBA3047
Description A model of the liner 'Titanic' 1912 in a blue-tinted, glass bottle. The model is made of wood with sewing thread rigging. The plaster sea is painted indicating the ship's wash. The vessel has yellow funnels and her hull is painted white. The ship is flying the White Star Line house flag and an American courtesy ensign. 'RMS Titanic E.P. de Groot 1975' is painted in white underneath the bottle. The base of the bottle is moulded '07l'.
Date made 1975

Artist/Maker Groot, E. P. de
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Lord-MacQuitty Collection. We regret that Museum enquiries have not been able to identify the copyright holder and would welcome any information that would help us update our records. Please contact the Picture Library.
Materials glass
Measurements Overall: 292 x 75 mm
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