Figurehead - unidentified (lion's head)

Basic Information

FigID
F0032
InstID
FHD0090
Figurehead type
Figurehead
Title
Figurehead - unidentified (lion's head)
Vessel name
Unidentified
Type (Naval/Merchant)
Naval
Copyright owner
© National Maritime Museum
Copyright notes
Photo: © National Maritime Museum
Current location
Kidbrooke Stores, National Maritime Museum
Location date

Physical Information

Description
Polychrome-painted figurehead in the form of a lion's head, from an unidentified ship.
Maker
Unknown
Date made
Unknown
Place made
Unknown
Size
H66 x W78.7 x D45.7 cms
Materials
Wood; Oil Paint
Object history
The figurehead was housed in HMS 'Ganges', Shotley - an establishment museum. It was transferred to the NMM by the Admiralty in 1965.
Vessel history
It is unknown which vessel this figurehead came from.
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Ownership Information

Owner type
Public Institution
Owner name
National Maritime Museum
Contact details
Royal Museums Greenwich, London SE10 9NF
Ownership can be cited online
Yes
Accessible to public
By appointment
Data verified by owner
Yes
Date verified

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