1 EAGLETON NOTES: A Cradle or a Tiny Boat?



Thursday, 28 May 2009

A Cradle or a Tiny Boat?

Last week when I was in Exteter, CJ, Helen and I visited the museum at Bicton Park. It's a treasure trove of old farm equipment and such like but one of the most beautifully crafted items was a miniature wooden clinker built rowing boat for use as a child's crib or cot.


  1. What a wonderful, whimsical piece! I should think that any small child would love to be rocked to sleep in such a magical sailing ship...off to Dreamland, sailing through the clouds into all kinds of fantasy....