Decorative half model of steamship VANDERBILT
decorative half modelMODELS - VESSELS - HALF
Craven, Thos. T.
overall: 12 1/2 x 69 x 6 1/2 in.
Decorative half model of steamship VANDERBILT; starboard profile; painted black above waterline, with 2 raised gold stripes. Mounted on wooden backboard with dark veneer trim, 2 chips missing from veneer. 2 eyebolts attached to top for mounting. Stencilled in white on reverse "Thos. T. Craven". Painted in gilt on front left "Built by/ O. Simonsen,/ NEW YORK." Painted in gilt on front right "PRESENTED / by/ COMMODORE/ VANDERBILT / To/ CAPT./ C. H. Baldwin,/ U. S. N. 1864/ Length, 335 ft./ Beam, 48"[ditto]/ Depth, 32"[ditto]".