Lecture: Historic Models of Historic Ships: A window on the world of the 17th and 18th century British Navy through dockside ship models
From January 16, 2014 7:00 pm until January 16, 2014 8:30 pm Save to calendar
Grant H. Walker, Education Specialist, United States Naval Academy Museum
- Introduction of dockyard ship models including discussion of what they are, why they were made, who made them
- Synopsis of the story of American Colonel Rogers and his dockyard model collection
- History of Col. Rogers' dockyard model donation to the USNA Museum
- Results of technical examination of dockyard ship models inside and outside using photography, fiber optic examination, x-ray examination, and most recently, CT scans.