A shipyard model of a gaff-rigged Newhaven Smack

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Object Description

A shipyard model of a gaff-rigged Newhaven Smack, the hull carved from the solid with a scored deck, wood and metal fittings including metal anchors with chains, a hawse pipe and winch, deck lights, companionways, tiller, two boats sprung out on davits, a stepped wooden mast with a spacer, standing and running rigging with sheathed blocks and tackle, all loosely mounted on wooden display base with cork stabilisers. English, circa 1820.,

Footnote: Norman Napier Boyd, ‘The Model Ship: Her Role in History’, Woodbridge, 1988, p.150 , pl.145, illustrates a very similar model described from the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.

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