Figurehead of the HMS Hamadryad
© National Museum Wales
National Museum Cardiff
Female bust in a robe with a scalloped neck and draped sleeves. She has plaited hair twined with leaves.
Dickerson of Plymouth
H196.0 x W915 cms
Carved by Dickerson of Plymouth for the sum of £8
A 5th rate, 46 gun vessel launched at Pembroke Dock in 1823. She was used from 1866 as a seamen's hospital in Cardiff and sold in 1905.
David Pulvertaft' Figureheads Of The Royal Navy (Seaforth 2011) p.216
National Museum Wales
National Museum Cardiff, Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3NP
Ownership can be cited online
Accessible to public
Data verified by owner