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Catalog Number C09.534
Title Half-Hull Model of Ship R.D. Shepherd
Object Name Model, Ship
Description Wooden half-hull lift model, port side, of ship; painted black above water line with cream trim and ports; stern has decorative painting as well; cream and black bowsprit; two plugs in hull; mounting board is painted black with burgundy molding and gold stripe; black and gold tin label with identifying information.
Date 1846
Year Range from 1840
Year Range to 1850
Artist Fernald & Pettigrew Shipyard
Dimensions L-60.25 inches
Material Maple (?) and pine
Place of Origin Portsmouth, NH
Provenance Possibly hung in Gray & Prime office in Portsmouth and came to the Athenaeum after 1916.
Built for New Orleans interests.
People Fernald, Frederick William
Pettigrew, William, b. 1811
Marcy, Daniel
Shepherd, Rezin D., 1784-1865
Touro, Judah, c1775-1854
Search Terms Fernald & Pettigrew Shipyard
R.D. Shepherd
Subjects Ships
Ship models