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Italian internee-made ship in a bottle

Date made: 1940-1942

Description: Second World War internment camp ship model. Fully rigged ship or schooner model in a small glass bottle, a three masted wooden ship painted red and white on a turquoise painted plaster sea. Cork and metal stopper has been secured in opening, which it doesn't fit, with tape. Made at Metropole Camp by Italian internee for guard, who was donor's father.

Measurements: overall: 6 x 9 x 6 cm

Materials: glass

Object name: ship in a bottle

Collection: Social History Collection

ID Number: 1990-0206



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