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The HMS Victory

Poster: Wheelchair
Image: The HMS Victory
Image Details: ID: 1124 - Image Type: JPG - Size: 1012 x 607 (184KB)
Posted: 06 Jun 2004 02:19
Views: 83
Pic Description: I purchased this wonderful model by Hankster

I will be using her from time to time in my feeble attempts at art. But I decided to feature her here by herself. She has 203 objects in her construction, amazing!

The HMS Victory is most famous for her role as the flagship of Admiral Horatio Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. One of the oldest commissioned warship in the world, she currently lies in No 2 Dry Dock at Portsmouth Naval Base in England under going restoration.

This model is Hankster's attempt at a recreation of the ship as she looked just prior the Battle of Trafalgar. The main reference used to build the ship was the book "Anatom


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 06 Jun 2004 03:06
=D> =D> =D>

Here we go!

 06 Jun 2004 07:46
Fantastic work, Wheelchair. Excellent job with the horizon. =D> =D> =D> =D>

 06 Jun 2004 10:21
Beautiful ship and scene. The water is perfect =D> =D>

 06 Jun 2004 10:22
That reminds me when I was a kid,
a friend of my fatherĀ“s made a real world highly detailed modell of this ship, 1:30, I think, completely made of wood, cloth and everything.
all the rigging, all cannons, even the copperplates beneath the waterline
he even travelled to GB to make detail pics of the original
I used to visit him a lot while he was working on this, I was eight and completely fascinated by all the love he put into the details, so I know this ship wery well, too

this render looks great =D> =D> =D>

 06 Jun 2004 12:00
Nice ship mon.I remember this one to.A real Navy ship for sure.Wonderful job WC. =D> =D> =D> =D> =D>

Two wrongs don't make a right.
But six left turns will get you around the block
and back in the driveway again.
 09 Jun 2004 02:46
She's a beautiful ship, look forward to seeing more renders of her by you

I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to just try and keep control over this group of bozo's at the Nut house errr...Clubhouse! --Guilty Pleasures Chief of Bozo's
 24 Jun 2004 22:06
=D> =D> =D> This is well rendered WC and the ship is amazing ! (I've it too )

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