Half model of an Admiralty of Amsterdam war frigate, Charles Bentam, c. 1740

Half model of an Admiralty of Amsterdam war frigate, Charles Bentam, c. 1740

wood (plant material), h 47.7cm × l 104.5cm × w 10cm. More details

This is the oldest half model in the Navy Models Gallery. It is signed by Charles Bentam, an English shipbuilder hired by the Admiralty of Amsterdam in 1728 to mod-ernize Dutch naval shipbuilding. It is highly unusual for a half model to be signed by its maker.

On display in room 0.13-Z13.10 Ship models

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