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Baldt patent

Ship models

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Collection Ship models
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Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleProvenance: Wilfred Bayliss: Amalgamated Chains & Anchors Ltd (Bayliss Collection)
Depiction; Provenance: G. Hartshorne & Co.
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 SLR1955
Description Scale: Unknown. Model of a Baldt's patent anchor . Made entirely in brass which has been plated, a bright chrome finish. The shank is square in section and on one face there is an inscription, "Baldt Patent" and on the opposite face "G. Hartshorne & Co Dudley". At the top of the shank there is a D-ring that pivots on a screw bolt. The shank pivots on the crown through an arc of approximately 80 degrees. The arms are flat bottomed and rectangular and the flukes terminate in a pair of tall flat palms.
Date made

Artist/Maker G. Hartshorne & Co.
Place made Dudley, West Midlands, England
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection
Materials brass
Measurements Overall model: 148 x 98 x 48 mm
  • Baldt patent (SLR1955)
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