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Perrin anchor

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Collection Ship models
User collections ANCHORS by maxinthebox
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleProvenance: South Kensington Museum

Object details:

Object ID SLR2856
Description Scale: Unknown. A model of the fluke and arm of a Perrin anchor made entirely in wood, carved from a single piece, and stained a dark brown colour. The arm is cut-off at an angle, and the half lap scarf joint where the arm is connected to the crown is also cut at and angle, though greater than the end joint. The joint where the arm would theoretically be connected to the fluke is shown as a dark line drawn underneath the fluke.
Date made Unknown

Artist/Maker Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials wood; coating: varnish; coating: stain
Measurements Overall model: 31 x 190 x 72 mm
  • Perrin anchor (SLR2856)
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