Sirius

Basic Information

FigID
F0186
InstID
Figurehead type
Figurehead
Title
Sirius
Vessel name
Sirius
Type (Naval/Merchant)
Merchant
Copyright owner
© Cutty Sark Trust Copyright
Copyright notes
Photo: © Cutty Sark Trust Copyright
Current location
Cutty Sark
Location date
06/03/2013

Physical Information

Description
This is a wooden carving of a small crouching dog which has long hair and a curled tail. It was mostly painted in white, but there are brown/black patches on the head, back and a section on the left side. The mount and pedestal are painted in black.
Maker
Unknown
Date made
Unknown
Place made
Unknown
Size
H41 x W11 x D58 cms
Materials
Wood
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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