Figurehead of the General Gordon
© Cutty Sark Trust Copyright
Photo: © Cutty Sark Trust Copyright
A half-length male figurehead on a brown pedestal with gold scrollwork. He is wearing a white coat with gold buttons, a high gold/red collar, with a brown strap across the right shoulder, a belt and drapery. He wears a tall red fez (no tassell) and has black hair and moustache, but no left arm or shoulder.
H80 x W49 x D32 cms
The figurehead is part of a collection assembled by Sydney Cumbers and known as 'The Long John Silver Collection'. The figurehead represents General Charles George Gordon (1833- 1885), a very popular figure in mid-Victorian England.
Cutty Sark Trust
Royal Museums Greenwich, London, SE10 9NF
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