Civil War Ship Models

10/5/2011 • Civil War, Civil War Images, Civil War Times

Retired engineer and naval officer Edward Parent of Hamilton, Mass., re-creates the metal behemoths of the North and the South in his collection of some 80 painstakingly detailed Civil War–era vessels. Carefully rendered to 1/240 scale and averaging 10 inches in length, Parent’s models help us envision the beasts in their glory days.

Photography by Rob Napier.

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