Product images of 'Falconhurst' (1883)
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Scale: Unknown. A half block model of the starboard side of the ship-rigged passenger/cargo vessels 'Falconhurst' (1883) and 'Imberhorne' (1883), made entirely in wood, painted and polished. The hull is polished wood below the waterline and black above with a broad white stripe running the entire length of the hull onto which is painted black rectangles that resemble gunports. Hull details include a clipper bow; figurehead with decorative trail boards; anchor stowed to the starboard cathead; single strake and gunwale in polished wood; starboard quarter portholes; decoration to the stern; and rudder. Other features and fittings include foredeck; turtle-backed deck accommodating a boat stowed on chocks; a stump bowsprit, foremast, mainmast and mizzen mast; boat stowed on davits; and a poop deck accommodating deckhouse, skylight, binnacle and wheel. The model is displayed on a rectangular wooden backboard with bevelled edges, the lower half of which is stained a dark colour the upper half, mahogany, the dividing point indicating the waterline of the depicted vessel. Inscribed on the bow is
Original size: 306 mm x 1941 mm x 127 mm
- Image reference: L0755-001
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London