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Carter No.: 285

Handlist description: Model boat (solar bark)

Card/Transcription No.: 285-2

285 (continued) 2

Steering gear: two round bladed paddles which operate upon projecting arms fixed into upright poles, and cross-beams, fixed into a sort of overhanging (poop) deck, especially for the purpose of the steering ger. The paddles are tied to the upright supports by means of string.

DECORATION: Coloured light green; bulwarks yellow striated blue and red; stem, stern and steering gear gilt; upon bows <> painted black & white; the throne gilt and detailed with scale pattern and conventional Up. & Low. Eg. tie on panels both sides.

Over fore bulkhead: <> Over aft bulkhead: <>


Card no. 285-2 relating to Carter no. 285
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