Male Figurehead - replica

Basic Information

FigID
F0069
InstID
FHD0129
Figurehead type
Figurehead
Title
Male Figurehead - replica
Vessel name
Unknown
Type (Naval/Merchant)
Merchant
Copyright owner
© National Maritime Museum
Copyright notes
Photo: © National Maritime Museum
Current location
On display in Neptune Court, NMM
Location date
07/02/2013

Physical Information

Description
Replica of the figurehead of a merchantman in the form of a half-length male figure in uniform.
Maker
G T Radcliffe Ltd
Date made
1950
Place made
Kelvedon, Essex
Size
H170 x W50 x D49 cms
Materials
Object history
Bequeathed to the NMM on the 26th of October 1994, via Tweede & Prideaux Solicitors, in the Will of Mr MH Merrington, Old Hadden, Haddenham, Aylesbury, Bucks. Identified by Richard Hunter as a replica produced by G.T. Ratcliffe Ltd, Durwards Hall, Kelvedon, Essex, during the 1950s.
Vessel history
Bibliography

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
Yes
Data verified by owner
Yes
Date verified

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