Naval Museums Part VI Germany

By H. Szymanski , published November 1922


Berlin has a number of important collections which include models of 17c Dutch warships, Prussian coasters and inland traders, Egyptian and Eastern vessels, together with engravings and plates. The museums of Nuremburg, Munich, Lubech, Bremen, Hannover and Hamburg have ship-models from Egypt to the “Preussen”, and pictures of snows, schooners brigs and coasters. Bremen also displays primitive sailing craft.   The Grand Duke of Oldenburg’s collection includes valuable 17c models made by Peter the Great plus 18-19c models. Kiel shows the Nydam Iron-Age oak bog-boat and Settin, Konigsberg and Danzig have disinterred sailing boats. Primitive dugouts are also numerous.

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Filed under: Prehistory | Antiquity | Medieval | Other (Early Modern) | Other (Twentieth C) | Other (Nineteenth C) | Other (Eighteenth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Art & Music | Historic Vessels, Museums & Restoration | Leisure & Small Craft | Merchant Marines | Navies | Ocean Liners & Passenger Craft | Ship Models & Figureheads

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