Rigged Model Side Wheel Steamer, Rochester

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Description
The Rochester was a side-wheel Hudson River steamer built in 1836 for the North River Line, New York to Albany. This 1/8 inch scale model was built for the Smithsonian by James W. Jackson.
date made
1836
Associated Place
United States: New York
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 1/2 in x 6 in x 26 in; 19.05 cm x 15.24 cm x 66.04 cm
ID Number
TR.318509
catalog number
318509
accession number
236173
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Work and Industry: Maritime
America on the Move
Ship Models
Transportation
Exhibition
America on the Move
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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