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Ship model

AAA0056
Decorative art

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

Object details:

Object ID AAA0056
Description A wine bottle containing a model of a four-masted barque. The model is made of wood, with no sails, the rigging is made of sewing thread and the hull is painted black. The sea is made of plaster, painted green.
Date made early 20th century

Artist/Maker Orr, Robert
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London. 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 composite; glass
Measurements 330 x 77 mm
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  • Ship model (AAA0056)
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