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Decorative half model of whaling ship CHARLES W. MORGAN

decorative half model

MODELS - VESSELS - HALF
Hurd, R. R.
USA, MA, South Dartmouth
14.00 x 18.75 x 1.00

Decorative wooden model of whaling ship CHARLES W. MORGAN [built 1841]; port broadside profile, ship-rigged, screwed to wooden backboard; model and board stained similar shade; handwritten in black ink on reverse of backboard "Property of:/ Bertram N. Carvalho"; typewritten on paper label on reverse of backboard "THE WHALER 'CHARLES W. MORGAN' OF NEW BEDFORD/ 1841/ Length 105.6; breadth 27.7; depth 17.6 [sic]/ Total of 37 voyages./ Still preserved at South Dartmouth Mass./ Model built by/ R. R. Hurd, Hartford, Conn."; [CHARLES W. MORGAN enshrined at Colonel E. H. Green Estate 1924-1941].


1997.20