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Figurehead of the Verajean
Verajean large
basic info
FigID
F0309
InstID
Figurehead type
Figurehead
Title
Figurehead of the Verajean
Vessel name
Verajean
Type (Naval/Merchant)
Merchant
Copyright owner
© Merseyside Maritime Museum
Copyright notes
Image: © Merseyside Maritime Museum
Current location
Merseyside Maritime Museum
Location date
02/04/2013
physical info
Description
A full-length female figure in contemporary dress. She wears a blue dress with a bustle over a red petticoat. The sleeves are gathered at the elbow and then tight to the wrist. The front is decorated with lace ruffles and it has a lace collar and cuff. The figure has long hair with locks falling in front of the shoulders. She holds a bunch of red roses in her right hand.
Maker
Unknown
Date made
Unknown
Place made
Unknown
Size
Materials
Steel
Object history
Found abandoned in Preston Docks.
Vessel history
A steel ship of 1946 tons, built in Dumbarton in 1891. She was wrecked off Rhoose, Wales on the 1 September 1908 carrying coal to South America. She was refloated, towed to Barry Docks and scrapped at Briton Ferry the same year.
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Ownership info
Owner type
Public Institution
Owner name
Merseyside Maritime Museum
Contact details
Merseyside Maritime Museum, Albert Dock, Liverpool, L3 4AQ
Ownership can be cited online
Yes
Accessible to public
Yes
Data verified by owner
Yes
Date verified