U.S. Sloop of War "Hornet"

Object Number: 
2009.23
Date: 
1935
Medium: 
Carved and painted wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 5/8 x 16 1/4 x 6 3/8 in. (29.5 x 41.3 x 16.2 cm)
Marks: 
Engraved on plaque attached to base: "U.S. Sloop-of-War / "Hornet" / 1805-29"
Description: 
Set in marine base, probably all of carved and painted wood with paper flags and string rigging. Model is enclosed in a custom-made case with a painted wood base and plexiglass hood, June 1939.
Credit Line: 
Family of Beekman H. Pool
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group