London, South Kensington
26 May 2004
A SET OF 1:1200 SCALE WATERLINE MODELS OF TITANIC, CARPATHIA AND CALIFORNIAN
modelled by R. Chapman with finely detailed fittings including masts, rigging, radio aerials, anchors, bitts, bollards, ventilators, lifeboats in davits, stayed funels, engine room lights and many other details. The hulls with portholes, are finished in black, white and red below the waterline and mounted under way in moulded and painted seascapes within wooden glazed cases with legends, the largest (Titanic) -- 13in. (33cm.) wide.
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Titanic and Californian were each awarded Bronze at this years Model Engineer Exhibition.
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