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AAA0057
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 AAA0057
Description A wine bottle containing a model of a liner with four funnels painted in Cunard livery. The vessel is possibly 'Aquitania' 1914. The model is made of wood with sewing thread rigging. The sea is made of plaster, rocks and a lighthouse are shown towards the bottom of the battle. 'Aquitania' was employed as a troop ship during both world wars and during the 1920s and 1930s she carried passengers across the Atlantic. She went out of service in 1949.
Date made after 1914

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 350 x 70 mm
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