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Model schooner in an ink bottle

Mr. Henderson’s notes:

Because bottled ink for fountain pens was widely used, the ink bottle was a common bottle during the war years, readily acquired by PoW – in this case, the bottle became a location to secure a three masted schooner model.

Ship in an ink bottle, made by a prisoner of war (Henderson Homefront Collection)

Ship in an ink bottle, made by a prisoner of war (Henderson Homefront Collection)