30 January 2008
A half model of the American clipper ship Young America
a decorative half model, built up in lifts, the bottom finished bright and inscribed with hull construction numbers, the topsides finished black with a pair of bright strakes. Mounted on a painted black backboard inscribed: "Young America/Built by Wm. Webb - New York - 1853".
10½ x 44¾ in. (26.7 x 113.7 cm.) backboard.
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