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HMS 'Cambrian' (1841)
Scale: 1:48. A contemporary half block model of HMS 'Cambrian' (1841), a 5th rate 36-gun frigate. The hull is carved form a solid block of wood (?) and is painted a metallic bronze colour below the main wales separated by a thin white line along the waterline. The topsides are painted black, with the main gundeck highlighted by a creamy white horizontal band. The gunports are let into the hull and fitted with canon in the firing position (some modern). Above the main gundeck are three sets of channels rigged with chain plates and deadeyes, above which the gunports on the forecastle and quarterdeck are let. The bow is fitted with head rails just aft of a gold painted half-length male figurehead with a stump bowsprit above. There are three stump masts on a flush upper deck which are painted a creamy white colour. At the stern are the carved galleries, painted black, below which is a rudder complete with gudgeons and pintles. The whole model is mounted on a rectangular wooden backboard which is painted a creamy white surrounded by a stained moulded edging. The number "(25)" is painted in white on the lower backboard edge amidships.
Original size: 280 mm x 1236 mm x 156 mm
- Image reference: L0787
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London