Model of a single-hide Rosses Curragh

Made:
1930-1937 in Liverpool
Model of a single-hide Rosses Curragh, c. 1840. In the wild district of Rosses on the Donegal coast of Ireland the

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Model of a single-hide Rosses Curragh, c. 1840. In the wild district of Rosses on the Donegal coast of Ireland the
Science Museum Group Collection
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Model, scale 1:6, of a single-hide Rosses Curragh, (c. 1840), J.H. Craine, Liverpool, England, 1930-1937.

In the wild district of Rosses on the Donegal coast of Ireland the curragh, represented by the model, was in use at the middle of the nineteenth century. Propulsion was mainly the use of one paddler kneeling in the bows and another at the stern paddling and steering.

Details

Category:
Water Transport
Object Number:
1937-574
Materials:
cotton (fibre), vellum, wicker and wood (unidentified)
type:
watercraft
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • watercraft
  • skin boat
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
credit:
Craine, J. H.