Model of a Viking Ship of about A.D.900, excavated from Gokstad

Made:
1913; c. 900 CE
maker:
Science Museum, Workshops
and
Barbara Mary Campbell
Model of a Viking Ship of about A.D.900; ship excavated from Gokstad in 1880. Model of a Viking Ship of about A.D.900; ship excavated from Gokstad in 1880. Model of a Viking Ship of about A.D.900; ship excavated from Gokstad in 1880. Model scale 1:24 of a Viking ship (c 900 AD) discovered in 1880 in Norway - the Gokstad ship - propelled by sail and

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Model of a Viking Ship of about A.D.900; ship excavated from Gokstad in 1880.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Model of a Viking Ship of about A.D.900; ship excavated from Gokstad in 1880.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Model of a Viking Ship of about A.D.900; ship excavated from Gokstad in 1880.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Model scale 1:24 of a Viking ship (c 900 AD) discovered in 1880 in Norway - the Gokstad ship - propelled by sail and
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Model, scale 1:24, of a Viking ship (c 900 AD) discovered in 1880 in Norway - the Gokstad ship - propelled by sail and oars, with deck sections removed to show construction, made in Science Museum Workshops, South Kensington, London, England, 1913. With Viking figure by Barbara Mary Campbell, Kingston-upon-Thames, Greater London, England.

Cut-away, rigged model (made in Museum) of a Viking ship, c. 900. Scale 1:24. The model represents a conjectural reconstruction of the ship found at Gokstad, Norway in 1880.

Details

Category:
Water Transport
Object Number:
1913-198
Materials:
cotton (textile), rope, silk, steel (metal) and wood (unidentified)
type:
sailing vessel
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • visual and verbal communication
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • watercraft
  • sailing vessel
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • watercraft