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Left alone for years at the beginning of the Century, French soldiers taken captive during the Napoleonic Wars found an unusually hobby — fashioning ornate replicas of British ships, out of beef and human bone.

French Prisoner of War, Ivory ship model, first half of the nineteenth century

French Prisoner of War, Ivory ship model, first half of the nineteenth century

New England Whale Ship [1875] Info for Whaling and some history and tools

This model represents a typical Massachusetts whaleship of the century, fully rigged and ready for a long cruise that might last fo.

Model of a 74 gun, 3rd rate, made of BONE by French prisoners of war during the Napoleonic War

Model of a 74 gun, rate, made of BONE by French prisoners of war during the Napoleonic War

Biggest Unique Wooden Model SHIP San Felipe 1690 on OFFER Custom Build | eBay

Biggest Unique Wooden Model Ship - San Felipe 1690 On Offer ! Custom Build

Biggest Unique Wooden Model Ship - San Felipe 1690 On Offer !

Napoleonic Prisoner of War Bone Model of a 78 Gun Ship (1700 to 1900	 Anglo French ). Bone, horse hair, metal pins

Napoleonic Prisoner of War Bone Model of a 78 Gun Ship to 1900 Anglo French ).

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SCRIMSHAW WHALESHIP MODEL.  Early 1900’s ship model constructed entirely of the dense panbone of a sperm whale!  This charming little model has a solid bone hull built up in layers or “lifts” similar to the technique used in building half models.  The resultant pleasing effect is to appear like hull planking.  This diminutive model is well detailed with numerous deck fittings, capstans, ladders, winches, tryworks, hatches, deckhouse, 2 lifeboats and of course 5 whaleboats in their davits. …

SCRIMSHAW WHALESHIP MODEL. Early 1900’s ship model constructed entirely of the dense panbone of a sperm whale! This charming little model has a solid bone hull built up in layers or “lifts” similar to the technique used in building half models. The resultant pleasing effect is to appear like hull planking. This diminutive model is well detailed with numerous deck fittings, capstans, ladders, winches, tryworks, hatches, deckhouse, 2 lifeboats and of course 5 whaleboats in their davits. …

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