Golden ship lantern for "De 7 Provinciën"

steppeland

Amsterdam, Netherlands

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



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