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Catalog Number C09.528
Title Half-Hull Model of Bark Clotilde/Neptune
Object Name Model, Ship
Description Half-hull model, starboard side, of a bark mounted on a board; model painted black above waterline; line of gold trim at rail; bottom is natural wood; old tin label painted black with gold lettering: "Clotilde 1869/Neptune 1870" on mounting with painted frame.
Date 1869
Year Range from 1860
Year Range to 1870
Artist Tobey & Littlefield's Shipyard
Dimensions H-8.875 L-44.875 inches
Material Wood
Place of Origin Portsmouth, NH
Provenance Possibly hung in Gray & Prime office in Portsmouth and came to the Athenaeum after 1916.
The same model was used for the Clotilde in 1869 and the Neptune in 1870.
People Atkins, Elisha
Search Terms Neptune (Bark)
Tobey & Littlefield Shipyard
Subjects Ships
Shipbuilding
Ship Models
Half-hull Models
Portsmouth (N.H.)