Model of the "Great Harry"

Made:
1512-1553 in Europe
maker:
Unknown
illustrator:
Anthony Anthony

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Rigged model, scale 1:72, of the warship the 'Henry Grace a Dieu' or the "Great Harry" (1540), based on a contemporary drawing by Anthony, Anthony, fl. 1546

Conjectural, rigged, whole model of the 'Henry Grace a Dieu', or 'Great Harry' 1539. Scale 1:72. Originally built at Woolwich 1512-1514 she was completely rebuilt in 1539. This model shows the rebuilt ship, based on the illustration in Anthony Anthony's roll of 1546

Details

Category:
Water Transport
Object Number:
1963-30
Materials:
cotton (fibre), metal (unknown), paint, paper (fibre product) and wood (unidentified)
type:
warships
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
credit:
Collins, R J

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