Wood hull and deck warship model of H.M.S. VIVACIOUS (D-36) from the Northampton, England company of Bassett-Lowke.
Wood and metal construction, painted in battleship gray with dark red below the hull's waterline. Two of the mid-sections lift off revealing a single cylinder inverted vertical steam engine and boiler driving a single screw with three bladed propeller. Details include two masts with rigging, two funnels and 10 ventilators. Mounted on a wooden stand.
The model also includes a postcard photo of the actual ship mounted on wood under acrylic with a plaque bearing the name of the vessel.
Dimensions 39 Inches Long x 5 Inches wide x 14 Inches high, 16 Inches high with base. Base: 29½ Inches long x 6¼ Inches wide.
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