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Museum catalogue: Scrimshaw Collection

 

Scrimshaw

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Accession no.: Y: 62/15/11
Object name: Scrimshaw
Title: Scrimshaw
Description: Tooth 155 mm, monochrome. Naval brig under sail.
Classified name:
[Unknown system] 730.235 & 639.245.1
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A British naval brig (brig-sloop) pierced for 18 guns, proceeding under royals. The redundant spritsail yard is used as a spreader for the bowsprit rigging. She probably dates from the 1830's-1840's. The dark parts of the hull have been deeply gouged out.

Dimensions:
  • Height: 155mm
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