Model, scale [Surat]; Watkins, Robin (Mr); 21st century; 2011.229

Name/Title

Model, scale [Surat]

About this object

Scale model; a small-scale model of the ship 'Surat', made by Robin Watkins.

The 'Surat' ran aground in a sinking condition, in Catlins Bay (now Surat Bay), on the 1st of January, 1874. No lives were lost, but the passengers lost many of their personal possessions. A later marine inquiry found the Captain and First Officer to be at fault for the wreck.

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

transportation and communications, shipping

Subject and Association Keywords

navigation. merchant marine, shipwrecks and fires

Credit Line

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

Object Type

Model

Object number

2011.229

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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