Model of a cargo and ferry boat used on the upper Nile

Made:
1900-1910
maker:
William Herbert Holloway
whole model, scale 1:12, of a cargo and ferry boat used on the upper Nile, Egypt, 1901-1930

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whole model, scale 1:12, of a cargo and ferry boat used on the upper Nile, Egypt, 1901-1930
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Model, scale 1:12, of a cargo and ferry boat used on the upper Nile, Egypt, 1900-1910 (Nile Cargo and Ferry Boat), by William Herbert Holloway, London, England, 1900-1910

Contemporary, whole, rigged, scale model of cargo and ferry boat of traditional design, used on the Upper Nile. Early 20th century. Scale 1:12

Details

Category:
Water Transport
Object Number:
1910-79
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), cotton (fibre), cotton (textile), leather, white metal (unknown) and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
crate: 1350 mm x 680 mm x 1900 mm, 56 kg
type:
sailing vessel
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • visual and verbal communication
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • watercraft
  • merchant vessel
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • watercraft
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • watercraft
credit:
Holloway, Mrs. W.H.