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On View Nancy and George Putnam Gallery, level 1

Object description

  • Iris McNarry (Great Britain)
  • Model of the 1838 Steamer Great Western, 1956
  • Wood, cordage, paint, metal
  • England
  • H: 3 1/4 in, L: 9 1/2 in, W: 2 1/2 in (H: 8.3 cm, L: 24.1 cm, W: 6.3 cm)
  • Gift of Arthur D. Leidesdorf, 1974
  • M15733

DESCRIPTION

This is a waterline model of the 1838 steamer GREAT WESTERN. The model has four flags and no sails. It sits in a European birch case.