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Catalog Number C09.530
Title Half-Hull Model of Ship Adelaide Bell
Object Name Model, Ship
Description Half-hull model, port side, of a ship; mounting board painted black with applied modling; model is black on upper hull, brown below waterline, 2 brown stripes at rail; black and gold tin label reads "Adelaide Bell 1853."
Date 1853
Year Range from 1850
Year Range to 1860
Artist Samuel Badger's Shipyard
Dimensions L-5.375 inches
Material Wood
Place of Origin Kittery, Maine
Provenance Possibly hung in Gray & Prime office in Portsmouth and came to the Athenaeum after 1916.
People Badger, Samuel E., 1794-1857
Search Terms Adelaide Bell (Ship)
Subjects Ships
Shipbuilding
Ship Model
Half-Hull Model
Portsmouth (N.H.)