Model of the "Half Moon"

Model of the "Half Moon"
Model of the "Half Moon"
Title
Model of the "Half Moon"
Date 
1825-1900
Medium 
Wood, canvas, string, metal, paint
Dimensions 
Overall: 16 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 30 1/2 in. (41.9 x 26.7 x 77.5 cm)
Description 
Model of Henry Hudson's sailing ship, the "Half Moon," with wooden stand; two masts with canvas sails surmounted by small canvas flags painted with lions in profile; flagpole at stern with red, white, and blue flag with central insignia; anchor suspended below bow.
Credit Line 
Gift of George A. Zabriskie
Object Number 
1939.105
Marks 
painted: on flag at stern: "T / C V C"
Gallery Label 
The "Half Moon" was the ship in which Henry Hudson explored the coast of America and sailed up the Hudson River in 1609.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group