A diorama "Taking on a Pilot" with the whaling bark Charles W Morgan
Kenneth Britten (British, 20th century)
the models, in 1/8 in.=1 ft. scale, set in in a modeled and painted sea, the hulls weathered and well detailed with deck houses, tri-works, whale boats on davits, ladders, railings, masts rigged with standing and running rigging, modeled sails with seams and reef lines, and other details. Displayed in a brass framed glass case with a mahogany base and stand.
28-½ x 21 x 18 in.(72 x 53 x 46 cm.) cased on stand.