32-foot Admiral's Gig, Builder's Style Model

Object Name
Artist/Maker
Object Type
Category
Ship Models
Date
c. 1880
Medium
wood, painted; copper alloy fittings; leather
Credit Line
The Thomson Collection at the Art Gallery of Ontario
Object Number
AGOID.106259
Location
AGO, Gallery 007 Thomson Ship Models, Case 16

Dimensions

Overall (with pedestals): 8 x 8 x 42 cm (3 1/8 x 3 1/8 x 16 9/16 in.)

Description

Scale 1:24; for the personal use of the Admiral; raced at regattas; this fast rowboat transported people from ship to shore; the gratings in the stern allowed for self-draining seats

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