Figurehead of the Augusta Louise

Basic Information

FigID
F0117
InstID
Figurehead type
Figurehead
Title
Figurehead of the Augusta Louise
Vessel name
Augusta Louise
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 diadem and earrings, a loose belted dress and a cloak. The cloak is held across the body by the right hand.
Maker
Unknown
Date made
Unknown
Place made
Unknown
Size
H162 x W66 x D65 cms
Materials
Wood
Object history
The figurehead is part of a collection assembled by Sydney Cumbers and known as 'The Long John Silver Collection'. The figurehead was found at Kirkwall.
Vessel history
Believed to have come from a German ship wrecked off the Orkneys.
Bibliography

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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