Product images of 'Bordelais' (1799)
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Scale: 1:48. A contemporary half block model of 'Bordelais' (1799), a French 24-gun 6th rate sloop. The hull is carved from a solid block of wood (?) and is painted a metallic bronze colour with black topsides to the level of the-gunwale capping. It has a curved sheer with the bulwarks painted a creamy white colour with a black capping, and pieced with 12-gunports. The bow is complete with headrails just aft of the figurehead (missing), a cathead and a stump bowsprit above. The stern gallery is flat and at an angle, above a sternpost fitted with a rudder. The whole model is mounted on a rectangular wooden backboard which is painted a creamy white colour surrounded by a stained moulded edging on which is inscribed "116".
Original size: 210 mm x 1121 mm x 91 mm
- Image reference: L0677
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London