Model: Santa Maria Ship


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Model: Santa Maria Ship   (1913.09.0006A)
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Artist/Maker Ernst Schmidt, maker of reproductions of arms and armor. This item was purchased from Ernst Schmidt and can thus be assumed to be a reproduction.
Geographic Location
Period/Date Late 15th century
Culture Spanish

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 92.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 76.7 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 37.5 cm
Weight 4220 g
Measuring Remarks Weighed with base; height includes stand.
Materials Paper , Plant--Wood, Metal, Pigment, Textile
Manufacturing Processes Painting, Piercing, Sawing
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Martinez-Hidalgo, Jose Maria. Columbus' Ships. Barr. "Columbus ship details unknown," Champaign News Gazette, June 23, 1985. Includes illustration. Douty, J. Frederick. "The Best Account Yet Of Columbus's Ships," Baltimore Sunday Sun, November 13, 1966. Student paper, "Ship Models," on file.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction Yes
Reproduction Information This model was made by Ernst Schmidt in Munich, Germany in 1913. It is a reproduction of a model (that is, a model of a model) given by King Alfonzo to the Deutsches Museum in Munich.

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