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Bottle 895 - Mayflower 1609
Date Added: 10 February 2011

This is a model of the Mayflower, which was a a merchant ship prior to its well known transatlantic voyage in 1620. The Mayflower was built sometime before or during 1609; it was a three masted carrack, square-rigged except for the mizzen mast, which had only a lateen sail. This model has three masts, six sails and a ship’s boat stored over the main hatch. The ship is displayed in an inverted three inch diameter light bulb and its set in a clay sea that covers the entry through the base of the bulb. The bulb is displayed in wood stand, and the label inside the bulb reads: "Mayflower 1609, Clayton Rakes 2010"
Type: Galleon   Maker's Name: Rakes, Clay
Category: Light Bulb   Made Where:
Bottle Size: 3" diameter   Year Made: 2010
Bottle Type: Round Light Bulb  

Links to Additional Information

Clay Rakes, Artist Page

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