Mariners’ Museum 4…. in miniature.

 

The next section of the museum was fascinating if you’ve ever been a fan of model ships.

 

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Growing up I had a friend whose father had a passion for it, and while his were lovely….

 

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There were nothing like the ones on display here.

 

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Case after case of fabulous ships.

 

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Even the most famous ship of all.

 

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Complete with icebergs…

 

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There was even a model of a ……

 

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Yeah, I had no clue what it was either.

 

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Anyway you look at it, they were all impressive. But when the docent asked us if we’d been in the masterclass room yet…

 

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I realized there was a whole other level of craftsmanship.

 

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These models?

 

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Were simply works of art.

 

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The detail was almost unbelievable.

 

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I’d never heard of Mr. Crabtree….

 

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But my proverbial hat was off to him.

 

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I can’t even imagine the patience it took to create these beauties.

 

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They were exquisite.

 

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And if that doesn’t knock your socks off?

 

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Oh, come on.

That’s crazy!

 

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Bravo August.

You certainly did that…

 

 

15 thoughts on “Mariners’ Museum 4…. in miniature.”

  1. Wow, those are very beautiful works of art for sure. I wonder how long it would take him to build one, let alone an entire fleet! Also, that must have been a strain on his eyesight since the details are so small. Small but impressive for sure!

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  2. Okay, now this is my JAM! I do love miniatures and would ooh and ahh like mad. I’m the one who has to be dragged out of the room while my family huffs and puffs. Do so love and admire.

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