Figurehead of the Omar Pasha

Basic Information

FigID
F0141
InstID
Figurehead type
Figurehead
Title
Figurehead of the Omar Pasha
Vessel name
Omar Pasha
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 male figurehead. He wears a blue military Turkish uniform with gold epaulettes and several medals. He has a red fez, brown beard, brown glass eyes, and is looking right.
Maker
Unknown
Date made
Unknown
Place made
Unknown
Size
H85 x W45 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'. The figurehead was brought from Malta in the early 1880's by Mr. Wyndham. The head is unusual in having glass eyes.
Vessel history
This was a brig of 225 tons, built in 1854 in Nova Scotia for an owner named Blythe.
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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