Finely detailed Shipbuilder mirror back model of Brazilian steam river ferry

Origin

England

Dates

Circa 1911

Dimensions

H  18.50 inches (47.00 cm)   W  39.37 inches (100.00 cm)   D  8.27 inches (21.00 cm)  

Dimensions
H  18.50 inches (47.00 cm)  
W  39.37 inches (100.00 cm)  
D  8.27 inches (21.00 cm)  

Description

Finely detailed shipbuilders mirror back model of the Brazillian steam river ferry 'Riozinho' with plated metal deck fittings, helm and engine telegraphs, and miniature furniture in the original mahogany display case with silvered mirror back complete with a very rare original certificate from the model-maker.

The full size ship was built by the Lytham Shipbuilding and Engineering C, Lytham 1911 for Pinho Certo & Co, registered in Para, Brazil. Length: 112ft, Beam: 27ft, Tonnage: 225gt

The model built for the owners by Hugh McMillian & Co, Greenock Scotland, Award winning shipbuilders's model making company.

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2014May1063

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