Figurehead of the Navarino

Basic Information

FigID
F0138
InstID
Figurehead type
Figurehead
Title
Figurehead of the Navarino
Vessel name
Navarino
Type (Naval/Merchant)
Merchant
Copyright owner
© Cutty Sark Trust Copyright
Copyright notes
Photo: © Cutty Sark Trust Copyright
Current location
Cutty Sark
Location date
01/03/2013

Physical Information

Description
A half-length female figurehead with black pedestal and gold scrollwork. She wears a blue/green dress with dark red detail and gold buttons which run down the front and along the arms. The figure has dark hair tied in a plait down the back. She has dark brown eyes and is looking forward.
Maker
Unknown
Date made
Unknown
Place made
Unknown
Size
H79 x W37 x D33 cms
Materials
Object history
The figurehead is part of a collection assembled by Sydney Cumbers and known as 'The Long John Silver Collection'.
Vessel history
The ship was a trading brig which went ashore at Pegwell Bay in 1863 while trying to enter Ramsgate Harbour.
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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