Frenchman's Bay diorama (reoffer?) Arthur Clark (American, 20th century)
Lot 495
A diorama "Frenchman's Bay Rendezvous" - Moosehead
41-3/4 x 17-1/8 x 21-3/4 in. (106 x 43.4 x 55.2 cm.) cased.
Sold for US$ 3,125 inc. premium
Lot Details
A diorama "Frenchman's Bay Rendezvous" - Moosehead
William E. Hitchcock (American, 1928-2006)
depicting the steamers Moosehead, the coasting schooner Winchester, and the tug boat Round Too, each built up in 1/8 in.= 1 ft. (HO) scale, in wood, painted and fitted with various details, figures and trains from the Maine Central Railroad, buildings and other details. Displayed in a glazed brass case on wood base.
41-3/4 x 17-1/8 x 21-3/4 in. (106 x 43.4 x 55.2 cm.) cased.

Footnotes

  • Moosehead, the luxury steamer built in 1911 and designed for the summer residents of the Bar Harbor area, was considered one of the finest in the Maine Central fleet. During WWI and WWII she worked under a number of names, until she was lost by stranding in 1941.
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