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Model scaffolding

MDL0006
Architectural models

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Collection Architectural models
Gallery locationSea Things Gallery (Floor plans)
PeopleProvenance: National Museum of the Royal Navy

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Object ID MDL0006
Description Wooden model for the scaffolding used to erect Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square in 1843. It was transferred to the National Maritime Museum from the Royal Naval Museum, Greenwich, in 1936. It is in its original glass case with black-painted wooden frame and brass fittings, and has its Royal Naval Museum metal label. For online access text please see the 'Notebook' icon.
Date made circa 1843

Artist/Maker Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London.
Materials wood; glass
Measurements Overall: 1480 x 780 x 600 mm
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