Model of Manuwai Paddlesteamer 1864

Maker
Doug Dixon
Production date
1987
Description
Model of stern wheeler paddlesteamer. (The wheel is at the reverse of the boat). Other name: river ferry.
The model took more than 100 hours making.
The Manuwai was used as both a passenger and cargo vessel, was assembled in Wanganui and launched in 1894. It came to Hamilton in the 1920s. It came to the end of its run in the 1940s and now all that remains of it are a few pieces of scrap.
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Maker
Production date
1987
Media/Materials
Wood model paddlesteamer
Measurements
1350mm x 360mm x 250mm
Collection
Department collection type
Credit line
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1987/86/1

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