boat model

Model logboat used for fishing. The hull is a dugout canoe (hollowed out log) with curved raised stem and decked fore and aft. There are two thwarts, a mast step, mast and textile sail, rudder and tiller.

This model was exhibited at the British Empire Exhibition, held at Wembley in 1924 and 1925. This particular model was displayed in 1924, presumably in the Indian section. The exhibition displayed a range of exhibits from various territories within Britain’s empire at the time with the aim to strengthen relations and trade.

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