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Figurehead of the HMS Star
F0055A Figureheads - HMS Star -  FHD0114
basic info
FigID
F0055
InstID
FHD0114
Figurehead type
Figurehead
Title
Figurehead of the HMS Star
Vessel name
HMS Star
Type (Naval/Merchant)
Naval
Copyright owner
© National Maritime Museum
Copyright notes
Photo: © National Maritime Museum
Current location
Kidbrooke Stores, NMM
Location date
07/02/2013
physical info
Description
Figurehead of a female wearing an off the shoulder dress. Dress decorations made of lead. Early Victorian hair style with a bun. Neck choker with six star pendant. Probably belonged to HMS 'Star'.
Maker
Unknown
Date made
Unknown
Place made
Unknown
Size
H78.7 x W53.3 x D33 cms
Materials
wood: pine; white oil paint
Object history
Acquired by the NMM from Chatham Dockyard, date unknown.
Vessel history
Belived to be from the HMS Star.
Bibliography
Ownership info
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