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HMS 'Rainbow' (1823)
Scale: 1:48. A contemporary half block model of HMS 'Rainbow' (1823), a 28-gun 6th rate sloop. The hull is carved form a solid block of wood(?) and is painted a metallic copper 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 on the forecastle, main and quarter decks are let into the hull and painted black. The bow is fitted with head rails just aft of the three quarter length figurehead. The stern is complete with carved galleries, painted black, below which is the rudder fitted to a near vertical sternpost. The whole model is mounted on a rectangular wooden backboard which is painted a creamy white surrounded by a stained moulded edging. The number "(15)" is painted in white on the lower backboard edge amidships.
Original size: 199 mm x 850 mm x 98 mm
- Image reference: L0765
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London