Product images of 'Anna' (1871), 'Britannia' (1874), 'Germania' (1874), 'Josefa' (1872), 'Virginia' (1871)
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All products are printed in the UK, using the latest digital presses and a giclée printmaking process.
We only use premium branded inks, and colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.
'Anna' (1871), 'Britannia' (1874), 'Germania' (1874), 'Josefa' (1872), 'Virginia' (1871)
Scale: 1:48. Shipbuilders half block model of cargo vessels 'Anna' (1871) 'Britannia' (1874), 'Germania' (1874), 'Josefa' (1872) and 'Virginia' (1871). The hull is made entirely in wood and constructed in bread and butter fashion, finished in natural varnished wood below the waterline. The upperworks and bulwarks are finished in black gloss. The clipper shaped bow is complete with trailboards which run into a pair of thin, half-round upper wales running the length of the hull just below deck level. The deck is finished in natural wood and varnished, and is fitted with three stump masts (modern) also in natural wood and varnished. The backboard has been incorporated into the model: the upper edge of the deck along the centre line drops down to a moulded curve acting as a backboard to the hull.
model inscribed "Virginia 143 Anna 257 Josefa 159 Germania 175 & Britannia 178". Deck inscribed "Scale 1/4 " to 1'".
Original size: 245 mm x 1225 mm x 125 mm
- Image reference: L0793
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London