Ship model Amsterdam tjalk 19th century


Ship model of a 19th century Amsterdam tjalk


Scale 1 : 36, length 63 cm, width 13 cm, height 48 cm,
More photos: of entire ship, of details. Click on the photos for high resolution pictures!

The Dutch barge called "tjalk" was a very successful type of vessel for navigation in shallow tidal waters. Their trademark leeboards were used to reduce the sideways drift when sailng close to the wind.


This ship model of an Amsterdam tjalk is 1 : 36 scale. It is a beautiful and finely worked piece of art. Overall length is 63 cm, width 13 cm, height 48 cm. The ship shows the flag of Amsterdam in the mast top.

Please take your time to have a good look at the set of photos. There are several views of the entire model and closer views of hull, deck and rigging.