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In 1824, aged nine, Bleasdale founder Frank Potts joined the British Royal Navy as one of its dutiful powder monkeys. So named for their agility,… Read More
In 1824, aged nine, Bleasdale founder Frank Potts joined the British Royal Navy as one of its dutiful powder monkeys. So named for their agility, speed & playfulness, these young boys relayed gunpowder between magazines and gun decks during battle. The Powder Monkey honours Frank and his journeys. Read Less
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Bleasdale 'Powder Monkey' Shiraz
In 1824, aged nine, Bleasdale founder Frank Potts joined the British Royal Navy as one of its dutiful powder monkeys. So named for their agility, speed & playfulness, these young boys relayed gunpowder between magazines and gun decks during battle.
The Powder Monkey honours Frank and his journeys.
*Produced whilst working at Parallax Design*