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Hollow shank anchor

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Collection Ship models
User collections anchor by espace_temps
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleDepiction: Kingston, W.
Provenance: Kingston, W.
Provenance: South Kensington Museum
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 SLR2018
Description Scale: Unknown. Model of an anchor with a hollow shank. The model is made mainly of brass, the shank being made from a tubular piece of brass which is open at both ends, and which has a pair of conventional flukes and palms. The top end of the shank is slightly flared with two wing bolts on either side. The model has a wooden stock painted black, made in two longitudinal sections which are bound together by four square brass rings (one ring missing). There are two square brass frames screwed to either side of the stock.
Date made Unknown

Artist/Maker Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials coating: varnish; metal: brass; wood
Measurements Overall model: 425 x 246 x 415 mm
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