15.10.2017

SHIP MODELS — MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS BOSTON

Ship Models - Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Author(s) Richard B. K. McLanathan
Publisher Museum of Fine Arts Boston
Date 1957
Pages 48
Format pdf
Size 32 Mb
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Well, it goes without saying that sailing is one of the most adventurous and significant aspects of human history. The mariners of the past are truly legendary people recalled today due to their courage. From the other side, their ingenuity can be expressed by the highest degree of technical advances that was achieved in the development of sailing vessels.

That is why the sailing vessels really deserve their right to be represented in the art collection owing to their magnificent structure and decorations. The present picture publication was released to illustrate the ship models contained in the famous collection of the Museum. Though not forming too large group, these models are outstanding and some of them are even unique, such as the McKay half-models and the Royal George.

The detailed photographs of the models exposed in the Museum are supplemented by a short yet quite informative narrative providing some additional information about particular vessel. The present volume was designed to be of great interest for the ship modelers, naval history enthusiasts and even general readers who will definitely find huge amount of useful and perfectly illustrated information.

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