An model of the clipper ship Independence
American, late 19th century
[unfinished], the hull built up in wood, with a bright bottom and black painted topsides, with a gilt eagle figurehead, chain plates, nameboards, decorated transom, the deck fitted with chocks, capstan, whaleback, deck houses, ship's boat, bilge pump wheels, and other details. Fitted to a plinth base, together with additional parts, including various masts, spars and rigging.
67 x 8 x 44 in. (170 c 20.3 x 111.7 cm.) model on base.