Gladys, a large Victorian straight line pond yacht.
Hull of timber, plank on frame, skinned with varnished calico, a detachable lead ballasted keel and free swinging lead rudder, plus a later small brass trim rudder. Painted canvas deck. Varnished wooden spars and original cotton sails. Includes two alternative rigs; a gaff schooner rig, and a gaff topsail rig. On a stand. 90x12x98ins. (229x31x249cm)