American Marine Model Gallery
20 Pleasant St., Gloucester, MA 01930
978-281-1166 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Open by appointment
Michael Wall guest curates
The Art of the Ship Model
Collections Past – Present – and Future
The new exhibit opens to the public March 1st, 2013 at
The New Bedford Whaling Museum
After 26 years in Salem, R. Michael Wall has moved his prestigious American Marine Model Gallery to the Nations’ first seaport, and his home city of Gloucester, Massachusetts. The Gallery is conveniently located in the heart of town at 20 Pleasant St., just across the street from the Cape Ann Museum.
Since 1975, the American Marine Model Gallery has specialized in the sale of exceptional one-of-a-kind or investment grade ship models. The Gallery is solely devoted to this fine art and represents world renowned 19th and 20th century marine model artists, as well as fine antique Napoleonic Prisoner-of-War and English Builders’ models. As the founder and managing director, Mr. Wall has over thirty years of experience in the field of fine ship models and is an expert on developing and maintaining collections of any size. He has advised and assisted in the formation of numerous private, corporate, and institutional collections at the highest levels, some of which have been featured in such publications as ‘Architectural Digest’ and the ‘Catalog of Antiques and Fine Art’. The Gallery enjoys an outstanding international reputation for quality, service, and integrity. Mr. Wall has one objective: "…to give our clientele the best".
Custom models of historic vessels or contemporary ships and yachts may be commissioned. Specialized services include Collection Management, photography, display, installations, and lighting; expert studio or on site ship model Conservation and Restoration services to private, institutional, and corporate collections worldwide; Appraisals; custom Display cases and furniture; professional packing, crating and Worldwide Shipping.
The Gallery is Open by Appointment.