Figurehead of the Rose of Torridge

Basic Information

FigID
F0156
InstID
Figurehead type
Figurehead
Title
Figurehead of the Rose of Torridge
Vessel name
Rose of Torridge
Type (Naval/Merchant)
Merchant
Copyright owner
© Cutty Sark Trust Copyright
Copyright notes
Photo: © Cutty Sark Trust Copyright
Current location
Cutty Sark
Location date
04/03/2013

Physical Information

Description
This is a small half-length female figurehead on a brown pedestal with gold scrollwork. She wears a cream dress, the collar and front section of dress painted red with red trim and waistband. There are gold detail on clothing and yellow drapery. She has a pale skin and brown hair which curls at side of head and a bun at back wearing a gold/red crown. She has brown eyes and is looking up.
Maker
Unknown
Date made
Unknown
Place made
Bideford
Size
H82 x W31 x D35 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
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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