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Admiralty pattern

Ship models

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Collection Ship models
User collections maxinthebox maritime by maxinthebox
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleDepiction: W. L. Byers & Co Ltd
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 SLR1960
Description A model of a Byers anchor made entirely in wood and stained a dark brown colour. There is a 'D'-shaped ring at the top of the shank. The shank swivels on the crown through an arc of about 90 degrees, the mechanism for which is embedded in the crown itself. The crown has a rounded bottom, and at each corner, there are four rectangular feet. The short arms sweep vertically from the crown terminating in a pair of elongated flukes whose height is level with approximately two-thirds the height of the shank. Model of an Admiralty anchor. Label reads "presented by F.N. Adams, ESQ Halstead, ex 2.V50".
Date made 1904

Artist/Maker Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Adams Collection
Materials coating: stain; coating: varnish; wood
Measurements Overall model: 330 mm x 170 mm x 87 mm
  • Admiralty pattern (SLR1960)
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