Model of the Ocean Packet "Albion"

Object Number: 
1952.270
Date: 
ca. 1928
Medium: 
Wood, string, metal, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 32 x 48 x 18 in. ( 81.3 x 121.9 x 45.7 cm )
Description: 
Ocean packet "Albion", painted wood ship model with three masts mounted on rectangular wooden base.
Gallery Label: 
The ocean packet "Albion" was built 1818-1819 for the Black Ball line sailing between New York City and Liverpool. It was sunk on the Irish coast in 1822 with Captain John Williams, its master. The donor is the great-grandson of Capt. Williams.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. John Williams
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group