Model of eight-oared barge

Made:
1861-1865 in Stangate
maker:
Searle and Sons

Model, scale 1:20, of an eight-oared barge with stowed oars and fitted with stern bench seats, made by Searle and Sons, Lambeth, London, 1861-1865. The semi-state barge was ordered by the Earl of Kenmare, K.P., for the use of H.M. Queen Victoria during her visit to the Killarney Lakes in 1861

Details

Category:
Water Transport
Object Number:
1925-257
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), paint, silk and wood (unidentified)
type:
model - representation
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • watercraft
  • monohull
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Searle, E.C.