Schreiber-Bogen Card Model, Great Eastern

Item number 72449

Item ID 72449

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Card Model


Great Eastern


Colored cardboard model to cut out and paste together!

Material: paper, cardboard

Number of sheets: 22

Scale: 1:200

Difficulty: 3

Additionally required: paper scissors, glue
Useful Tools: scalpel, small clamps and needles for fixing

Manufacturer classifies the models in 5 levels of difficulty:

"Child model": very easy and with childlike motives
      "0": Beginner model
      "1": Easy
      "2": Moderately difficult
      "3": Difficult

Length:  106cm

Width:   19cm
Height:   34cm

The Great Eastern was a 211-meter-long sailing steel steamer with a combined bucket-wheel, screw and sail drive with six poles. Until 1901 it was by far the largest ship ever built in the world and decades ahead of his time. It was constructed by the English engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806-1859). It had a capacity of 4,000 passengers and could go around the wordl without having to store coal. The Great Eastern Was significant, in the laying of the first transatlantic cable functioning (1866)