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a slave ship speaks

small mockup of exhibit
The Henrietta Marie exhibit in the State Museum began life as a scale model incorporating the expected portions of the traveling exhibit, and the new items such as a small amphitheater and a 1/2 scale model of the ship.


ship being built
The ship was built in the space now occupied by the African area. The area was walled off and a large bubble made of plastic encased the room while the construction designers, David and Darren Husband, cut and sanded Styrofoam to create the wood effect.
ship being built
See more of the building process here.