DescriptionIMPOSING SHIP MODEL OF THE HISTORIC FRIGATE 'VIRGINIA'
American Marine and Ship Model Gallery, Salem MA
'Virginia' was launched in Maryland in 1776 in service of the Continental Navy. She served for less than two years before being captured by the British in 1778. This model by John M. Bobbitt, showing her close to completion in 1776, is exquisitely built and features exposed hull ribs using cherry and boxwood.
Presented in wood and glass case.
37-1/2 x 45-1/8 x 16-1/4 inches (95.3 x 114.6 x 41.3 cm)
Generaly fine and well presented
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