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John Eynon's wrought iron

SLR1949
Ship models

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Collection Ship models
User collections anchor by espace_temps
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleProvenance: Collection), Wilfred Bayliss: Amalgamated Chains & Anchors Ltd (Bayliss
Depiction: Eynon, John
Provenance: Eynon, John
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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Object details:

Object ID SLR1949
Description Scale: Unknown. A model of John Eynon's wrought iron anchor, sanctioned in 1920. The model is made entirely in aluminium alloy which is patinated a dark grey colour. The shank is square in section with rounded corners and at the top there is a 'D' ring that pivots on a round headed rivet. The bottom of the shank swivels within a rectangular aperture in the crown which is wide in section. The two swivelling pins are held in place by a pair of clamps that are each secured to the flat bottom of the crown by a pair of nuts (one nut currently missing). The arms are short and straight sided and terminate in a pair of elongated flukes that point vertically upwards.
Date made circa 1920

Artist/Maker Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection
Materials metal: alloy, aluminium
Measurements Overall model: 196 x 143 x 58 mm
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