Mataró model - Oldest shipmodel gives up secrets


Maritiem Museum Rotterdam
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17 May 2009 - 25 October 2014

The Rotterdam Maritime Museum’s world famous object is the so-called Mataró Model from the 15th century. This is the oldest known West European ship model. Following extensive research to its meaning, sailing properties, materials and age it can now once again be admired in the Maritime Museum Rotterdam where its extraordinary story will be told.


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    Dr. A.B. van Deinse's cabinet / Natuurhistorisch Museum Rotterdam
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    Maritiem Museum Rotterdam
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    The Collection / Wereldmuseum Rotterdam
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    Kunsthal Rotterdam
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    Dutchville – Feel what the city does to you (Stad van Nederland) / Het Nieuwe Instituut
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    Centrum Beeldende Kunst Rotterdam