Figurehead of the Cleopatra
© Cutty Sark Trust Copyright
Photo: © Cutty Sark Trust Copyright
Half-length (probably female) figure without arms, the figurehead terminating in scroll work. She wears a helmet and scaled breast plate.
H178 x W35 x D53 cms
The figurehead is part of a collection assembled by Sydney Cumbers and known as 'The Long John Silver Collection'. The figurehead was found in Greenwich and is traditionally known as 'Cleopatra'.
There were a number of British vessels of this name during the nineteenth century.
The Cutty Sark Trust
Royal Museums Greenwich, London, SE10 9NF
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