Model of a Philippine boat made from wood, reeds, and reed stems. This model was donated by Society of Jesus (Jesuit) priests living in the Philippines.
The first Jesuits arrived in Manila in 1581, tasked with evangelizing the Philippines. For Society of Jesus missionaries, evangelization wasn't just a religious issue: it affected all levels of society.


  • Title: Model of a sampan
  • Creator: Unkown
  • Date: S. XIX
  • Location: Philippines
  • Physical Dimensions: 63 x 106 x 32,5 cm
  • Type: Ship model
  • Medium: Wood, metal, cane and fabric

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