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Nonsuch(1906); Cargo vessel; Turret-deck

Ship models

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Collection Ship models, Cargo vessels
Gallery locationNot on display
VesselsNonsuch 1906
Publication(s)Ship models : their purpose and development from 1650 to the present : illustrated from the ship model collection of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich

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Treasures of the National Maritime Museum
Gloria Clifton and Nigel Rigby
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Object details:

Object ID SLR0083
Description Scale: 1:64. A contemporary full hull builder's model of the Nonsuch (1906), a turret-deck general cargo ship. The model is decked and equipped. ‘Nonsuch’ is inscribed on the port and starboard bows together with ‘Nonsuch London’ on the stern. The gold- and silver-plated fittings were used on such builder’s models to catch the eye when displayed in various boardrooms and international trade fairs.
Date made circa 1906

Artist/Maker Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials brass; cotton; gold; paint; varnish; fruitwood
Measurements Overall model: 497 x 1752 x 240 mm; Support: 55 x 35 mm
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