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    Ship Model of the Frigate "Melpomene"
    John F. Kennedy Museum Collection1775-1825

    Ship model of the 44 gun French frigate of the line "Melpomene." This model was crafted by a prisoner of war during the French Revolutionary or Napoleonic wars. The bow has a warrior figurehead.

  • Digitized Museum Artifact
    Model of the Ship "Pompee"
    John F. Kennedy Museum Collection

    This is a model of the 74 gun French frigate "Pompee", a three-masted ship with full rigging. The bow has a warrior figurehead, a dingy hangs aft. The cannons are run out of their gun ports. The model was crafted by a prisoner of war during the French Revolutionary or Napoleonic wars. Prisoners dried the bones from their meals and then carved...

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