A early 20th century American half model of the steamer Manager
built up in 9 lifts of yellow pine, shaped, sanded and faired to form the hull, with a deck cover plate with station lines, the rudder post at the stern, and inscribed on the hull "Steamer MANAGER/Built by Robt. Palmer & Son./Noank, Conn./1903".
11 x 52¼ in. (27.9 x 132.7 cm.) backboard.