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Racing and pleasure craft

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Collection Racing and pleasure craft, Ship models
Gallery locationNot on display
VesselsFlorinda 1873

Object details:

Object ID SLR1055
Description Scale: 1:48. A full hull model of the yawl Florinda (1873), made entirely in wood with metal and organic material fittings and painted in realistic colours. The model depicted fully rigged on its single mast, with sails set. The hull is painted ochre below the waterline, black above. The bowsprit, mainmast and yards, and small steering mast at the stern are all depicted in polished wood. Two jib sails are set on the bowsprit, two sails on the mainmast, and small sail set at the stern. Other fittings include windlass, two skylights and tiller. The model is mounted on a pair of decoratively-turned pillar supports and displayed on a rectangular mahogany baseboard.
Date made circa 1873

Artist/Maker Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials pinewood; lacewood; cotton; brass; steel; glass; paint; varnish; gilt
Measurements Overall model: 1160 x 1420 x 175 mm; Support: 78 x 55 mm
  • Florinda (SLR1055)
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