Figurehead of the Falcon

Basic Information

FigID
F0160
InstID
Figurehead type
Figurehead
Title
Figurehead of the Falcon
Vessel name
Falcon
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
A full-length female quarter gallery support. She is wearing a blue scaly leotard with dark green seaweed hanging down her legs and arms and on top of head. Her right arm is held across the breast holding the end of a net slung over her left shoulder. Her left arm is down by her side holding two fish in her hand. She has long dark brown hair worn loose and blue eyes. Her left leg is slightly bent and her feet and legs are bare. She is looking forward.
Maker
Unknown
Date made
Unknown
Place made
Unknown
Size
H155 x W45 x D32 cms
Materials
Object history
Part of a collection of figureheads 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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