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Royal George (1756); Warship; First rate; 100 guns

SLR0336
Ship models

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Collection Ship models, Sailing warships
User collections Curator's pick: George III's ship models by jgraves
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleProvenance: King William IV
VesselsRoyal George (1756)
Publication(s)The National Maritime Museum - The Collections
Fletcher
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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 SLR0336
Description Scale: 1:48. A contemporary half full hull and half skeleton model of the Royal George (1756), a first rate, 100-gun three-decker ship of the line, built in the Georgian style. The model is partially decked and has the name Royal George painted on the counter of the stern. The starboard hull shows plank on frame while the port side is unplanked to show the internal construction and layout, including numerous fittings such as galley stoves, capstans and cabin furnishings.
Date made circa 1772-77

Artist/Maker Burroughs, Thomas
Place made Woolwich Dockyard, London, England
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Greenwich Hospital Collection
Materials bone; brass; gilt; mica; mother of pearl; paint; silver; varnish; wood
Measurements Overall model: 440 x 1400 x 340 mm; Base: 196 x 1440 x 326 mm
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