Ship model

Object Number: 
1886.6
Date: 
ca. 1812
Medium: 
Bone, wood, string
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 1/2 x 15 1/2 x 6 3/4 in. ( 34.3 x 39.4 x 17.1 cm )
Description: 
Beef bone model of a Ship-of-the-Line on two-tiered wooden stand.
Gallery Label: 
This model was constructed from beef bones by American Naval prisoners confined in Dartmoor Prison during the War of 1812.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarkson Crolius, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group