Figurehead of the Garibaldi
© Cutty Sark Trust Copyright
Photo: © Cutty Sark Trust Copyright
This is a full-length male figure without feet, representing Guiseppe Garibaldi (1807-1882), the Italian mercenary and patriot who played a critical role in the founding of the united Italian state. He is wearing a loose blue tunic, cream trousers, red neckscarf and white collar, and brown belt. He has black beard and hair, and brown eyes.
H155 x W55 x D46 cms
The figurehead is part of a collection assembled by Sydney Cumbers and known as 'The Long John Silver Collection'.
It is believed the ship was wrecked on the Orkney Islands.
The Cutty Sark Trust
Royal Museums Greenwich, London, SE10 9NF
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