Product images of HMS 'Blanche'
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We only use premium branded inks, and colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.
Scale: 1:48. A half block model of the port side of the corvette HMS 'Blanche', and her sister ships HMS 'Danae', HMS 'Dido', HMS 'Eclipse' (all 1867), HMS 'Sirius', HMS 'Spartan' (both 1868) and HMS 'Tenedos' (1870), made entirely in wood and painted in realistic colours. The hull is painted to resemble weathered copper below the waterline and black above. There is a well for the propeller which is either missing or was not originally fitted. other hull details include six rectangular gunports, rudder and a single row of portholes. Fittings include stump bowsprit, foremast, mainmast, and mizzen mast, and a single stump funnel painted ochre. The model is displayed on a backboard painted off-white with a mahogany-stained frame with bevelled edge.
Original size: 240 mm x 1413 mm x 108 mm
- Image reference: L0611
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London