Title: Model of the H.M.S. BEAGLE |
Accession Number: 1966.319
Category: MODELS - VESSELS - FULL
Type: full model
Maker: Law, Alexander
Materials: wood; metal; paint; textile; glass
Description: Rigged model of H.M.S. BEAGLE made by Alexander Law, set on hand-executed chart of the Rio Plata off the city of Buenos Ayres July 1832. Model built 1958. Vessel is black with pale yellow deck and trim. Gun mounts and port covers are red. Charles Darwin's "Journal of Researches" published in 1855 by Harper & Bros., N.Y. in the drawer. (2 Vol) Model built from detailed drawings and descriptions furnished by the British Admiralty Library and the National Maritime Museum, London.
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