Model

Object number
01.559
Description
Model of one-masted old fish and lobster boat. Open boat except for small space forward of the mast. Benches along stern section. Curved wooden tiller at stern. Wide striped sail with boom. Boat is pained green below the waterline, black at the waterline and red at the top with white trim. Painted green rudder with black tip. Original boat owned by Capt. "Button" Swan. Ref: Newport description "Button" Swan by C G. Le Farge, Scribners mag., October 1921. 1890-1906 - Newport directory - fishermen
Related People & Organizations
Swan, Button, Capt. (associated)
Richardson, John F. (associated)