Model, scale 1:18, of a 'Batil', an Arab trading vessel used on the Omani coast for pearl fishing, with two masts (raking forward) and lateen sails, by Deerjeebhoy Merwanjee, Bombay, Salsette Island, Maharashtra, India, 1842-1851. Deerjeebhoy Merwanjee built the model from a beam of the 'Cornwallis', which was built in 1788 of Malabar teak.
Whole rigged contemporary model of a batello or batil. Scale 1:18 A 19th Century trading and pearl fishing vessel, from the Persian Gulf
- Water Transport
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- model - representation
- furnishing and equipment
- vehicle - transportation
- visual and verbal communication
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- Permanent collection
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