Figurehead of the Arabella

Basic Information

FigID
F0116
InstID
Figurehead type
Figurehead
Title
Figurehead of the Arabella
Vessel name
Arabella
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 full-length female figure wearing a turban and Turkish trousers. She carries a feather fan in either hand.
Maker
Unknown
Date made
Unknown
Place made
Unknown
Size
H203 x W51 x D48 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
Iron barque of 688 tons, built at Sunderland in 1876 for Trinder, Anderson and Co, as one of the ‘Ara Line’.
Bibliography

Ownership Information

Owner type
Public Institution
Owner name
The Cutty Sark Trust
Contact details
Royal Museums Greenwich
Ownership can be cited online
Yes
Accessible to public
Yes
Data verified by owner
Yes
Date verified

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