Antique Rare Cedar Cased Model Ship St Vincent. C1850-60
The Ship is also constructed of Cedar. The case is purpose made for the model with original hand painted background scenery.St Vincent was the last ship to bring Convicts from England to Van Diemen's Land arriving May 26th, 1853.
The background scenery maybe Hobart Harbour. Possibly this model was made by a Convict or Crew member of 'the St. Vincent' We are still researching!