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Taffrail Decoration - unidentified
F0068A Figureheads - stern carving - EQA0023
basic info
FigID
F0068
InstID
EQA0023
Figurehead type
Taffrail
Title
Taffrail Decoration - unidentified
Vessel name
Unidentified
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
Taffrail carved with scrolling foliage and a shell in the centre.
Maker
Unknown
Date made
Unknown
Place made
Unknown
Size
H76.2 x W304.8 cms
Materials
Wood
Object history
Acquired from Southwold Archaeological and Natural History Society. Reputedly coming from a Dutch ship wrecked off the Suffolk coast after the Battle of Solebay.
Vessel history
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