Amphitrite

Basic Information

FigID
F0115
InstID
Figurehead type
Figurehead
Title
Amphitrite
Vessel name
Unidentified
Type (Naval/Merchant)
Merchant
Copyright owner
© Cutty Sark Trust Copyright
Copyright notes
Photo: © Cutty Sark Trust Copyright
Current location
Cutty Sark
Location date
12/02/2013

Physical Information

Description
A three-quarter-length figure of a nude woman, terminating in leaves, her hands behind her head.
Maker
Unknown
Date made
Unknown
Place made
Unknown
Size
H115 x W54 x D37 cms
Materials
Wood
Object history
The figurehead is part of a collection assembled by Sydney Cumbers and known as 'The Long John Silver Collection'.
Vessel history
Traditionally known as Amphitrite, but the vessel it came from is unidentified.
Bibliography
S.F. Bailey 'Cutty Sark Figureheads: The Long John Silver Collection' (Shepperton, 1992) p.32

Ownership Information

Owner type
Public Institution
Owner name
The Cutty Sark Trust
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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