Figurehead of the Omar Pasha
© Cutty Sark Trust Copyright
Photo: © Cutty Sark Trust Copyright
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.
H85 x W45 x D33 cms
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.
This was a brig of 225 tons, built in 1854 in Nova Scotia for an owner named Blythe.
The Cutty Sark Trust
Royal Museums Greenwich, London SE10 9NF
Ownership can be cited online
Accessible to public
Data verified by owner