Figurehead of the HMY Osborne

Basic Information

FigID
F0285
InstID
Figurehead type
Figurehead
Title
Figurehead of the HMY Osborne
Vessel name
HMY Osborne
Type (Naval/Merchant)
Naval
Copyright owner
© UK MoD Crown Copyright 1983
Copyright notes
Photo: © UK MoD Crown Copyright 1983
Current location
Royal Naval College, Dartmouth
Location date
02/04/2013

Physical Information

Description
A cartouche depicting the Royal Arms and crown decorated with carved scrolls and foliage.
Maker
Hellyer
Date made
Unknown
Place made
Unknown
Size
Materials
Wood
Object history
Vessel history
Royal yacht, built at Pembroke Dock in 1870 and designed by Edward James Reed. She was a wood paddle steamer with three masts and two funnels, decommissioned in 1908.
Bibliography
David Pulvertaft 'Figureheads Of The Royal Navy'(Seaforth 2011) p.222

Ownership Information

Owner type
Public Institution
Owner name
Ministry of Defence (MoD)
Contact details
Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth, Devon TQ 0HJ
Ownership can be cited online
Yes
Accessible to public
By appointment
Data verified by owner
No
Date verified

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