U.S. Sloop of War "Hornet"
Carved and painted wood
Overall: 11 5/8 x 16 1/4 x 6 3/8 in. (29.5 x 41.3 x 16.2 cm)
Engraved on plaque attached to base: "U.S. Sloop-of-War / "Hornet" / 1805-29"
Set in marine base, probably all of carved and painted wood with paper flags and string rigging. Model is enclosed in a custom-made case with a painted wood base and plexiglass hood, June 1939.
Family of Beekman H. Pool
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