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Equipment model; Deadeye model

Ship models

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Collection Ship models
User collections Captain's Collection by goldhawg
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleProvenance: 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 SLR2454
Description Scale: Unknown. A large scale working model of a varnished wooden deadeye, enclosed by a metal strop in brass which can be released with the removal of a pin. This particular deadeye is the lower of a pair and is complete with the angled chainplate for bolting to the hull below the channels. There is a elongated brass chain loop which is also complete with a hinged section allowing the deadeye to be quickly released from the chainplate. There is an original metal display label painted black and inscribed "Deadeye fitted with binding-strop and chain". Wooden deadeye inscribed with catalogue reference number.
Date made Unknown

Artist/Maker Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials coating: varnish; metal: brass; wood
Measurements Overall model: 175 x 50 x 25 mm
  • Equipment model; Deadeye model (SLR2454)
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