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model of CHARLES W. MORGAN with exposed interior
overall: 14 x 14 3/4 x 7 1/4 in.
Scratch-built model, full hull plank-on-frame and rigged, various woods, starboard side fully planked-in; topside painted black with individual copper sheathing plates below the waterline; portside hull is partially framed and planked with exposed interior accommodations and a center section of built-up frames all of which are treenail fastened; mid-ship section shows interior ceiling planks installed and authentic stowage of gear and whale oil casks; on deck includes all appropriate furniture, fittings and details (binnacle, skylights, anchors, companionways, windlass, hatches, tryworks, cooper's bench, etc); decks individually planked in natural wood; authentically rigged of various wire diameters painted to resemble rope; twenty-one work action figures, seven whaleboats including five fitted out on davits; decorative scroll work at bow and stern having lettering and stern eagle; presented on tow keel supports and set onto beveled mirror plynth and walnut veneered base, in glazed vitrine trimmed in brass