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Model of the "Alabama"

Object Number: 
1939.103
Date: 
1939
Medium: 
Wood, string, metal, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 18 x 27 x 5 in. ( 45.7 x 68.6 x 12.7 cm )
Marks: 
painted: on stern: "ALABAMA"
Description: 
"Alabama", painted wood model of bark rigged steam sloop on small rectangular base.
Gallery Label: 
The original "Alabama" was a built in England in 1862 and engaged in raiding activities in Confederate service before being sunk in battle with "Kearsarge" off Cherbourg, France, June 19, 1864.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. George A. Zabriskie
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group