Hull built up from the solid and planked over, the topsides cut and pierced for twelve cannons. At the stem is a figurehead of a seahorse supported by the head rails, and at the stern there are simple quarter galleries and the transom detailed with windows, a lantern and the name "Resolution". The decks are planked in a similar fashion and detailed with bit posts, pin and fife rails, stove pipe, open waist with two boats mounted above, capstan, ladders, raised poop deck, double wheel, etc. Rigged with a bowsprit, three masts, standing and running rigging and a full suit of cotton sails.
Model height 27.75". Length 33.5". Width 10". Case height 63.75". Length 41". Width 14".

  • Provenance:
    Property of India House, New York.

    H.M.S. Resolution was a sloop of the Royal Navy, a converted merchant collier built in 1770 and purchased by the Navy and adapted. Captain James Cook made his second and third voyages of exploration in the Pacific in the Resolution.

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