Rigged Model Side Wheel Steamer, Rochester

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

See more items in: Work and Industry: Maritime, America on the Move, Transportation, Ship Models

Exhibition: America On The Move

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TR.318509Catalog Number: 318509Accession Number: 236173

Object Name: side wheel steamer, rigged model

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

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-32df-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1391973

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