Figurehead of the Naval Officer (American Officer)
© Cutty Sark Trust Copyright
Photo: © Cutty Sark Trust Copyright
A full-length figure in American officer's uniform (the uniform is thought to date from the Civil War period i.e. the 1860s.) He wears a long blue coat, waistcoat with gold buttons, a white tie, trousers, and a blue hat, with a gold cap band. He has grey hair and long grey sideburns, but no left arm and a missing right hand. He is looking forward is shown with his left leg stepping forward. The figurehead has a brown pedestal with green leaf decoration by the right leg and gold scrollwork.
H152 x W42 x D44 cms
The figurehead is part of a collection assembled by Sydney Cumbers and known as 'The Long John Silver Collection'.
The Cutty Sark Trust
Royal Museums Greenwich, London SE10 9NF
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