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Object Name Model
Accession number WHC 2015.5
Description Cloth sails and architectural plans for the model clipper ship "Great Republic" built by Albert F. Bird of Camden between 1930 and 1940. Sails were made by his wife Grace Hudson Bird in 1939. Model presented by the Birds to the Camden library in 1997.

The Great Republic (1853-1872) was built in Boston and was the largest clipper ever built.
Year Range from 1930
Year Range to 1940
Collection Albert F. Bird Collection
Catalog Number WHC 2015.5