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Scale Model Of The Ship, Endurance

Identifier:
2005.30.1
Description:
Wooden scale model of the "Endurance," the ship Ernest Shackleton took to the Antartic in 1914. The main body of the boat is made from painted and stained wood. The top is painted black with yellow stripes, the bottom is stained a reddish brown. There are three main masts with four main sails made of cream colored canvas. There are three smaller triangular canvas saiils at the front. There is a mast pole sticking out the front of the boat. There are four small white lifeboats covered with cream canvas hanging off of metal posts attached to the both sides of the baot. The model sits on a wooden cradle which is attached to a rectangular wooden base with a brass plaque on it that reads "Shackleton's Endurance" inscribed on it.;Purchased for display in the Shackleton Exhibit.;Purchased for use in the Shackleton exhibit.;1) Small rectangular brass plaque nailed to wooden base has the words "Shackelton's Endurance" engraved on it. / There is a small black ovval label glued to the bottom of the wood base that reads "Made In China."/ White rectantangular label glued to the bottom of the wood base has a black bar code printed on it. |
Date:
2004
Materials:
Wood, Canvas, Plastic, String, Metal
Dimensions:
17.75" h 23" w 7" d
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
Museum Purchase
Makers/Donors
Seller24995 PriceSH 1595

Everything Nautical
Related Place
China