Object StatementShip model, depicting 'Goodhope' three-masted barquentine of Merchants Express Line out of San Francisco, United States of America, wood / metal / cloth, maker unknown, England, 1925-1935, part of A.A. Stewart collection
Physical DescriptionShip model, depicting 'Goodhope' three-masted barquentine of Merchants Express Line out of San Francisco, USA, wood / metal / cloth, maker unknown, England, 1925-1935, part of A.A. Stewart collection
Model of a three-masted barquentine ship, 'Goodhope', made of wood, metal and fabric. The ship comprises a long, rectangular deck with capstan, anchors, chains, cleats, belaying rails and pins, deck rails and a ship's wheel. There are three masts (the mizzen mast, mainmast and foremast) complete with sails, showing all the intricate details of the ropes. On the deck is also a lifeboat, two upstairs cabins and a hatch leading below deck. The body of the ship is painted dark green and black with white trim. It is lacquered. The sails are cream coloured with brown wooden masts and black and beige rope. The model rests on an untreated wooden stand. An old MAAS label accompanies this object.
MarksOn the stern of the ship is 'GOODHOPE' handwritten in white ink.