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Model of HMS Victory

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"Prisoner of War" model with exposed framing. Three masted eighty-two gun and a banner. Sections of decks and hull purposely left unfinished. A shipyard model.

Marks

none

Provenance

By 1940, Basil Dighton, New York; March 13, 1940, sold by Basil Dighton to Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

English (?), about 1810–20 (?)

Object Place

England (probably)

Dimensions

70.5 x 84.8 x 27.1 cm (27 3/4 x 33 3/8 x 10 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2531

Medium or Technique

Bone, gilt wood, ebonized wood, brass, linen, silk, isinglass

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture