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Title: Cutaway model of whaling half brig VIOLA, made by Lloyd McCaffery, 1981

Accession Number: 1991.180.3.1
Type: cutaway model
Maker: McCaffery, Lloyd
Date: 1981
Materials: wood; metal; glass; textile
Description: Model and case; full hull cutaway model of whaling half brig VIOLA; open on port side to reveal frames; starboard side copper-sheathed with black topsides; two rigged whaleboats on port davits, one on starboard, and one off stern; rigged without sails; six men on deck, one in foremast hoops; men working near cutting stage are making a ship model; glass base with beveled mirror below model; plaque mounted on case off bow reads "VIOLA/ BY LLOYD McCAFFERY/ scale 16'=1""; model made by modelmaker Lloyd McCaffery in 1981; drawer of case contains polymer vessel plan of VIOLA ( and two pencil sketches by Lloyd McCaffery ( and .3.4).

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