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Golden ship lantern for "De 7 Provinciën" by steppeland
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Batavia Yard series
Lelystad, the Netherlands
photojournalism – documentary

This photo:
Ship lantern for the ship that is in reconstruction now : “De 7 Provinciën” (“The 7 Provinces”) , exhibited in one of the working places. The guide told us that the women figures, adorning the lamp, are sculptured in wood and covered with metal leaf (NL. bladgoud). The lamp is about 2 m high…

  1. “The Batavia Yard” in Lelystad, the Netherlands, is foremost a center for traditional shipbuilding. Since 1985 over 200 young people have built an authentic reconstruction of the VOC-merchantman Batavia from 1628. " – read more about this amazing place, and about the reconstruction of this marvellous sail ship here Batavia Yard
  2. Some material of the original ship wreck is exhibited in the Western Australia Fremantle Maritime Museum – read more about it here
    Thanks to Andrew Makowiecki for bringing in this additional info! :)

Technical details
Photograph made with Pentax K10D camera and Pentax 18-55 lens


Features and Top10 placements
Featured in A love of boats (March 20, 2012)
Top10 in Boat Lamp – A love of boats (March 26, 2012)

Thank you so much to the hosts of these marvellous groups and challenges


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See more of my Batavia Yard series


Comments and feed-back always welcome. Thanks for looking :)



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Blacksmiths at work

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cards documentary, boats ships nautical, golden metal brown, netherlands batavia yard lelystad, objects lamps, reconstruction women_sculptures, shiny glossy, steppeland, ft10 march

Steppeland (pseudonym) is a Flemish photographer, living in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Her main area’s of interest are Nature Photography, Street photography and Photojournalism. Recently she also explores different digital art techniques, mainly based on her own photographs.
More of her work can be seen at DeviantArt and 500px


Comments and feed-back always welcome! Thanks for looking!

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Comments

  • steppeland
    steppelandalmost 5 years ago

  • RakeshSyal
    RakeshSyalalmost 5 years ago

    Great capture and details!

  • Thank you so much for your visit and compliment, Rakesh. Much appreciated! :)

    – steppeland

  • Lori Peters
    Lori Petersalmost 5 years ago

    I love everything about ships. An excellent picture in quality, too. xo

  • Thank you so much, Lori, glad you like it. And thanks for the fav too! :)

    – steppeland

  • Joy Watson
    Joy Watsonalmost 5 years ago

    wonderful looking lantern, also sounds like a great art work in the way it is made.

  • Yes, I think so too! And it was amazing to see the woodworkers busy in the same workingplace where the lamp was exhibited…

    – steppeland

  • … oops, hit the reply button to quickly – thanks Joy, for the kind comment!

    – steppeland

  • Kim McClain Gregal
    Kim McClain Gr...almost 5 years ago

    Wonderful detail and very interesting! Nice series!

  • Thank you so much, Kim :)

    – steppeland

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderalmost 5 years ago

    Great shot

  • Thank you, Kalaryder, glad you like it!

    – steppeland

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderover 2 years ago

    30/03/2012

  • Awesome! Thank you so much for the feature!

    – steppeland

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderover 2 years ago

    Boats Lamp challenge – joint third place

  • Aww, that’s great! Thanks for the good news! :)

    – steppeland

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