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Corvettes were warships that carried fourteen to twenty-six guns and had a single, continuous deck. Usually ship-rigged (with square sails on all three masts), corvettes were smaller than frigates, but performed many of the same duties. An expert builder created the superb rigging on this model,...

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Provenance

Lent by J. Templeman Coolidge / February 27, 1929

Credit Line

Gift of John Templeman Coolidge

1775

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall (including cradle): 125.7 x 41.3 x 142.2 cm (49 1/2 x 16 1/4 x 56 in.)

Accession Number

32.184

Medium or Technique

Wood

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Americas

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