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A model of a Deptford dockyard

A model of a Deptford dockyard
A model of a Deptford dockyard.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Description: Topographic model depicting a scene at a private shipbuilding yard in Deptford. The idea for the model was inspired by an 18th century painting of a treadmill crane. The small yards at Deptford produced coastal craft and merchant ships during the 18th century.
Creator: Robert Lightley
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
National Maritime Museum/Royal Observatory GreenwichNew Opportunities Fund 
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