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Ship model

AAA0041
Decorative art

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Collection Decorative art, Sailors' craftwork
User collections Ship in a bottle by NMMCollections
Gallery locationNot on display
Publication(s)The National Maritime Museum - The Collections
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Object ID AAA0041
Description A large bottle containing models of a three-masted and four-masted ship with a brig under sail. The vessels are wearing the White Ensign and are therefore intended to represent warships. The sea is made of plaster and the models are made of wood, with sewing thread rigging and paper sails. '12890' is moulded on the base of the bottle.
Date made early 20th century

Artist/Maker Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials composite; glass
Measurements 390 x 120 mm
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  • Ship model (AAA0041)
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