Model of HMS Victory

English (?)
about 1810–20 (?)


Object Place: Europe, 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

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture

“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.

Markings

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