90-gun ship of the Establishment of 1706.

90-gun ship of the Establishment of 1706.
3 1 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 23cm

Description

Unrigged model. This ship was built according to the 1706 Establishment. An Admiralty order of 1703 severely restricted the profuse carved and gilded work. It remained effective for only a brief period. The Chinese influence in the decoration on this vesel can be seen in the painting on the counters, the beakhead bulkheads, the gun-port lids and the lion figurehead. This Second-Rate had a burden of 1551 tons and the length of the gun deck was 162 ft.

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10266056

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