Rigged Model Side Wheel Steamer, Rochester

Rigged Model Side Wheel Steamer, Rochester

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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.
Object Name
side wheel steamer, rigged model
date made
Associated Place
United States: New York
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
overall: 7 1/2 in x 6 in x 26 in; 19.05 cm x 15.24 cm x 66.04 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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Work and Industry: Maritime
America on the Move
Ship Models
America On The Move
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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