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Britomart (1905); Recreation vessel; Yacht

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Collection Ship models, Racing and pleasure craft
Gallery locationNot on display
VesselsBritomart (1905)

Object details:

Object ID SLR1365
Description Scale: 1:24? A half block model of the starboard side of the 52-foot yacht Brittomart (1905) mad entirely in wood and painted in realistic colours. The hull is painted black below the waterline, white above. Fittings comprise a stump mainmast and bowsprit and integral rudder. The model is displayed on a polished dark mahogany backboard with beaded edge. On ivorine plaque attached to bottom right-hand corner of backboard ‘Britomart 52ft linear rating designed by A Mylne 1904 Dimensions: - 47.5 L, W.L. X 13.2 x 8.75 Draught’.
Date made 1905

Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials wood; paint; coating: varnish
Measurements Overall model: 145 x 985 x 82 mm; Backboard: 275 x 1045 x 15 mm
  • Britomart (1905); Recreation vessel; Yacht (SLR1365)
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