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July 30, 2011

Carl and I spied this ship in a bottle in Trafalgar Square in London.  It’s huge and, for some reason, it fascinated me.

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  1. July 30, 2011 11:02 am

    I’d be fascinated with it to if I stumbled across that while wandering about somewhere. =)

    Thanks for sharing.

  2. July 30, 2011 11:04 am

    What a cool picture. I can see why you found it fascinating.

  3. July 30, 2011 11:04 am

    This is so cool.

  4. July 30, 2011 11:05 am

    Either it has appeared since we were there several years ago, or we missed it. Lovely, isn’t it?

  5. July 30, 2011 11:08 am

    How neat. No wonder it caught your eye.

  6. July 30, 2011 11:10 am

    It would have fascinated me too. That is the most unique and creative piece of public art I’ve seen a long time! And I’m from the city that gave us Cows On Parade and now the giant Marilyn Monroe statue.

  7. July 30, 2011 11:11 am

    Love it 🙂

  8. July 30, 2011 11:39 am

    That is HUGE! Wow!

  9. July 30, 2011 11:51 am

    Oh wow! That is just the coolest thing! I love ships in bottles, and would love to have seen this in person! Great photo, Kathy. Thanks for sharing it.

  10. July 30, 2011 12:03 pm

    Awesome! It must be some sort of temporary display. I wonder if it was advertising some exhibit that was going on somewhere in London.

  11. kaye permalink
    July 30, 2011 12:14 pm

    Wow, that IS big! What a neat shot!!

  12. July 30, 2011 12:45 pm

    I think all ships in bottles are cool, but I’ve never in my life seen one this big!

  13. July 30, 2011 2:38 pm

    I remember seeing that when I was down in London a while back. Great shot 🙂

  14. July 30, 2011 2:59 pm

    How coooooooooool.

  15. July 30, 2011 3:15 pm

    Is it as huge as it looks…it is amazing…

  16. July 30, 2011 3:26 pm

    Oh wow that is tres neat!

  17. Beth Hoffman permalink
    July 30, 2011 3:28 pm

    That is way cool!

  18. July 30, 2011 3:40 pm

    That is quite amazing, I can see why it captured your attention.

  19. July 30, 2011 5:01 pm

    I can see why it fascinated you! It’s amazing! I would have loved to see it being made!

  20. July 30, 2011 7:04 pm

    I think that would have fascinated me too!

  21. July 30, 2011 7:29 pm

    That’s so cool! I wonder what it’s there for?

  22. July 30, 2011 9:46 pm

    Yes, I wonder what the story is behind this … I bet it drew a crowd!

  23. July 30, 2011 11:02 pm

    What a great picture! I have never seen a ship in a bottle this big!

  24. July 31, 2011 5:38 am

    Incredible and wonderful. I luv a ship in a bottle. I have to tell you this story. When I was a small girl, my mother and I were shopping on a certain avenue in Philly. We passed a dusty shop. I tugged her hand. I had seen a ship in a bottle in the window. I wanted it for my dad. So we went in the dusty, jammed store and asked the price. The little man said 75. I said “mom, mom, get it. get it.” Nicely my mother told me we couldn’t afford it. It wasn’t $.75. It was $75.00. lol. I always remember that ship in a bottle and that store when….

    This is such a treat. I tweeted it and facebooked it. Grand.

  25. July 31, 2011 5:38 am

    I can’t stop looking at it.

  26. July 31, 2011 8:56 am

    How fabulous.

  27. July 31, 2011 11:32 am

    Gosh, I could’ve spent hours looking at that!

  28. July 31, 2011 12:09 pm

    That is huge! Now I’m curious about the scale of the ship inside. 🙂

  29. July 31, 2011 12:14 pm

    that’s huge! I can’t believe they were able to do this. I amazes me when they do it inside the tiny bottles but this one. Hmmm maybe they assemble the glass around it after… what do you think?

  30. July 31, 2011 3:22 pm

    That would fascinate me too!

  31. July 31, 2011 5:30 pm

    I think that is a pretty cool bottle!!!

  32. July 31, 2011 5:46 pm

    That is so nifty! How on earth do they get those ships in there, anyway?

  33. July 31, 2011 7:12 pm

    I was just there and saw that!

  34. July 31, 2011 8:09 pm

    This is so cool and incredibly cool!! I could see why it would catch your eye!

  35. August 1, 2011 8:54 pm

    Good gracious, that is huge!!

  36. stacybuckeye permalink
    August 2, 2011 1:49 am

    London is high up there on my wish list.

  37. August 3, 2011 7:59 am

    Amazing picture! I’d love to know the backstory on this bottle.

  38. August 3, 2011 7:27 pm

    It’s completely fascinating! The sails look lovely and I can’t imagine how huge it really is. Very interesting.

  39. August 4, 2011 3:30 pm

    That is so cool! I would have been fascinated by it too!

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