Artwork : ArchiveNo00156

Bellows 1545


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Artefact

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Contributor

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ContributionForm
Contributor Name Mary Rose
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Profession

Location Portsea
Collection Date 06.06.08 3.43pm
Artefact Name Bellows
Artefact Description Made of wood – ash and leather
46.8cm length, 25cm width, 12cm height.
Good condition
Artefact Date 1545
Artefact Stored Mary Rose store
Artefact Form

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Sample Taken Leather from underside
Sample Image

History of Artefact Found in the Hold near the ship’s brick-built ovens. The design of bellows has not changed over the centuries. Only one pair were found in the wreck. Found in 1982 by Colin Fox (diver).
Historian Andy Elkerton
Previous Owners The cook on Mary Rose
Special Memories ‘Lots of firewood was found in the same place!’
Andy Elkerton - Historian
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