32-foot Navy Gig, Builder's Style Model

Object Name
Artist/Maker
Object Type
Category
Ship Models
Date
c. 1880
Medium
wood, painted; copper alloy fittings; paper
Credit Line
The Thomson Collection at the Art Gallery of Ontario
Object Number
AGOID.106319
Location
AGO, Gallery 007 Thomson Ship Models, Case 16

Dimensions

Overall (on pedestals): 7 x 8 x 41 cm (2 3/4 x 3 1/8 x 16 1/8 in.)

Description

Scale 1:24; raced at regattas; fast rowboat transported people from ship to shore; gratings in stern allowed for self-draining seats; yoke steering; pulled by six oarsment

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