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Catalog Number C09.523
Title Half-Hull Model of Schooner Clara E. Simpson
Object Name Model, Ship
Description Half-hull lift model, port side, of schooner mounted on board painted dark green with burgundy trim; model is painted white above the water line with two lines of gold trim above water line; bottom painted black; two holes on deck to represent placement of masts?; old tin label of black and gold lettering: "Clara E. Simpson 1874."
Date 1874
Year Range from 1870
Year Range to 1880
Artist William Fernald's Shipyard
Dimensions H-14.75 L-66.125 inches
Material Wood
Place of Origin Portsmouth, NH
Provenance Possibly hung in Gray & Prime office in Portsmouth and came to the Athenaeum after 1916.
People Fernald, William
Search Terms Clara E. Simpson (Schooner)
Subjects Shipbuilding
Ship Models
Half-Hull Models
Portsmouth (N.H.)