Model, scale [Owake]; Watkins, Robin (Mr); 21st century; 2011.228

Name/Title

Model, scale [Owake]

About this object

Scale model; a small-scale model of the schooner, Owake, made by Robin Watkins.

The Owake was originally built in 1874 by William McPhee on the banks of the Owaka River. It was launched in August of that same year, and, at a length of 80.2 feet, was the largest vessel built in the Catlins. The Owake was owned by local saw-millers Guthrie & Lanarch.

Maker

Watkins, Robin (Mr)

Maker Role

Maker

Date Made

21st century

Place Made

[?]

Medium and Materials

organic, vegetal, wood
processed material, metal
processed material, textile

Measurements

l 1230mm (approximately)

Subject and Association Keywords

navigation. merchant marine, shipwrecks and fires

Subject and Association Keywords

transportation and communications, shipping

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".

Object Type

Model

Object number

2011.228

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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