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2006/86/1 Ship model in display case, Elizabethan galleon, 'Revenge', wood / metal / glass, made by Frank H Lee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, c. 1930. Click to enlarge.

Ship model of the ‘Revenge’ made by Frank Herbert Lee, Sydney, c. 1930

Made by Lee, Frank in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1930s.

Although the source of the plans for the ship model “Revenge” is unknown, it may be surmised that they were obtained from an American magazine such as “Popular Science Monthly”. In 1933 they printed, over several editions, plans for the “Revenge” and blue prints could be obtained by mail. Other model ship retailers advertised blueprints and components in these same magazines and the “Revenge” appears to have been a popular model at the time. It should be noted that this model was completed by 19...

Summary

Object No.

2006/86/1

Object Statement

Ship model in display case, Elizabethan galleon, 'Revenge', wood / metal / glass, made by Frank H Lee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, c. 1930

Physical Description

Ship model in display case, Elizabethan galleon, 'Revenge', wood / metal / glass, made by Frank H Lee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, c. 1930

Dimensions

Height

980 mm

Width

550 mm

Depth

1150 mm

Production

Notes

Model made byMr. Frank H. Lee c 1930

History

Notes

The ship model was placed on loan "...for an indefinite period..." with the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences in late February 1932 by the maker, Mr Frank H Lee. The loan was collected by Mr [Ernie] Crome from Mr Lee and transported to the Museum. The loan number for the model was L333. The model was subsequently donated to the Museum.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs Violet Seppings, 2006

Acquisition Date

4 July 2006

Cite this Object

Harvard

Ship model of the 'Revenge' made by Frank Herbert Lee, Sydney, c. 1930 2018, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 19 September 2019, <https://ma.as/360184>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/360184 |title=Ship model of the 'Revenge' made by Frank Herbert Lee, Sydney, c. 1930 |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=19 September 2019 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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