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Tokens of Thanks: the Ex-Votos of the Bonaria Museum


Museum of the Sanctuary of Bonaria On the floor above the cloisters is the sanctuary’s museum.  It basically consists of a hoard of model ships, donated as ex-votos in thanks for surviving some sea-related horror.  They date from the 18th century onwards, and show all sorts of different ship types – some of them made from curious materials. There are…

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