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Female figurehead – unidentified (head only)

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A female head which is mounted on a black circular plaque. She is wearing a purple hat with a large white curled feather. She has black hair which is tied back and has blue eyes. She wears large gold earrings.

Male figurehead – unidentified (head on plaque)

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A male head which is mounted on the black circular plaque. He has brown hair with sideburns and green eyes. He wears a high white collar and a black bow tie.

Female figurehead – unidentified (head on a plaque)

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A female head which is mounted on the black circular plaque. She has brown hair which has curls at the side of her head and is tied back into a bun at the back. Her eyes are brown.

Male figurehead – possibly Robert Burns (head only)

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A male head which is mounted on a black circular plaque, possibly representing Robert Burns. He has black and grey wavy hair with long sideburn and grey eyes.

Female figurehead – unidentified (head only)

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A female head which is unmounted. She has black wavy hair pulled back with red roses and green leaves on both sides of the head. She wears a gold tiara on top of the head which is red at the centre, and she wears one ringlet which hangs down the right side of her neck. She has brown eyes and is looking forward.

Male figurehead – unidentified (head only)

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A male head which is unmounted. He has black curly hair, very long sideburns and blue eyes. He wears a high white neckcloth tied in a bow at front. The high blue collar of of his coat shows at the back. He is looking to the right.

Figurehead Mary Trail (head only)

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A female head which is unmounted. She has blond hair tied up. She is wearing a large wreath of pink and red flowers around the head. She has light blue eyes shadowed in blue.

Sirius

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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.

Female figurehead – unidentified

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This is a female bust wearing a light blue bodice, white ruffled collar, and a bow at the neck. There are red buttons and detail on the collar and black ribbon around the neck and collar. She has yellow hair which is plaited and coiled around the head and down her back. The hair is tied with a dark green ribbon. She has blue eyes and is looking forward.

Female figurehead – unidentified

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A large female half-figure on a brown pedestal with yellow scrollwork. She is wearing a light blue bodice with dark blue trim, a pointed collar and red drapery. There is red decoration at the waist. Her right arm is across the breast, and the left arm is at her side. She has light brown hair and blue eyes. She is looking up and slightly right.

Female figurehead – unidentified

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This is a half-length female figure on a gold pedestal. She is wearing a black bodice with gold detail and white trim at waist and a blue skirt. She has blue eyes and brown hair which is loosely tied back in a bun at the back of the head, with a single tress hanging down on either side of the head. There is a gold leaf in the hair on the right side of the head. She has no arms. She is looking up and right.

Female figurehead – unidentified

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A small half-length female figure on a black pedestal with green scrollwork. It has no arms. The figure is wearing a light blue dress which has a silver/red brooch at the centre of the chest and a red drapery. There is a necklace of oval and diamond shapes and the colours are gold, blue, and silver/red. She has blonde hair, some is worn loose at the sides of the head and some gathered in a bun at back. She is looking forward and has blue eyes.

Female figurehead – unidentified

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This is a small half-length female figure on a brown pedestal with gold scrollwork. She is wearing a green/yellow dress and a yellow shawl with gold trim. She has brown hair with a bun at the back of the head. There are yellow flowers and green leaves on both sides of the head. She has light green eyes and is looking forward.

Male figurehead – unidentified

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This is a flat carving of tanned male figure looking left and seated on a stool with legs crossed. He is wearing a white gown with a red sash (around the waist and across the right shoulder) and sandals. He has long black hair tied at the back of his head and a beard. He is wearing a small red hat. The figure has no arms.

Billethead

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This is a yellow, white and light blue billethead. It has ornate decoration with green leaves and small red flowers at sides. It is mounted on square black wooden stand.

Fiddlehead (Fiddle)

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This is a gold and green fiddlehead. There are two large oval discs on both sides painted with St. George’s cross - white background and red cross.

Female figurehead – unidentified

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A half-length female figurehead. She has blonde hair, a single tress of hair down on her left shoulder. She is wearing a flimsy blue/grey dress with single strap over the right shoulder, and both breasts are exposed. She has blue eyes and is looking left.

Female figurehead – unidentified

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This is a three-quarter-length female figure on a black pedestal with gold scrollwork. She is wearing a light blue dress with gold trim. The sleeves are rolled up to the elbows. Her left arm is at her side, and the right arm is across her breast. She has brown hair with two tresses worn down and a bun at the back of the head. There is a wreath of white/pink/yellow flowers around her head. She is looking up and slightly right. She has blue eyes and pink nails.

Female figurehead – unidentified

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This is a small half-length female figure on a black pedestal with gold scrollwork. She is wearing a dark green dress with cream edging, a gold brooch at the centre of the chest. She has dark brown hair and blue eyes which are looking forward, but no arms. There are ringlets at the side of her head and a bun at the back.

Female figurehead – unidentified

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A large bust of woman on a black pedestal with green leaf decoration and gold/white scrollwork. She has no arms. She is wearing a light blue dress with a frilly pink/white collar, and light blue drapery. She has black hair tied back in a bun. There are two tiaras on the head, one is gold and the other is red. She has blue eyes and is looking forward.

Female figurehead – unidentified

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This is a full length female figurehead on a black pedestal with yellow scrollwork. She is wearing a green dress with white trim, collar and cuffs. There is red detail on the front of the dress. Her left arm is at her side, and the right arm is across the breast. She has light brown hair which is tied back into a bun at the back of her head. She is looking up and slightly left, and has blue eyes.

Female figurehead – unidentified

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This is a full length female armless figurehead on a black pedestal. Her right leg is stepping forwards. She is wearing a green dress, yellow pointed collar, gold necklace, yellow waistband and button detail above right knee. She has black hair tied back in a bun, pink and red flowers and leaves in her hair. She is looking forward and has brown eyes.

Female figurehead – unidentified

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This is a half-length female figurehead on a black pedestal and gold scrollwork. She is wearing a blue dress, white collar, gold brooch at centre of chest,large black earrings and brown drapery with white trim. She has black hair tied back into a bun. She has brown eyes and is looking slightly right. A piece is missing from her left shoulder.

Female figurehead – unidentified

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A small three quarter length female figure wearing a blue skirt and light blue tunic. She has long blonde hair worn down and curls at her fringe. Her right arm is across the breast, and the left arm is down by side, both arms are very long. She has a very pale coloured skin, and blue eyes which are looking up.

Female figurehead – unidentified (holding cornucopia)

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A small full-length female figurehead shown with the right leg stepping forward on a small black pedestal. She is wearing a brown top which is V-necked and off the shoulders, and a long yellow skirt. Her right arm is across the breast, and the left hand is holding a cornucopia (gold with flowers and fruits inside). She is looking up to the right. She has black hair, tied back with a yellow hair band and she has blue eyes.

Female figurehead – unidentified

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A half-length female figurehead on a black pedestal with yellow scrollwork. She is wearing a green dress with dark red/yellow collar, waistband, and dark red drapery. She also wears a yellow undergarment, and there is a gold brooch at the centre of her chest. She has grey hair which curls at the side of the head, blue eyes and is looking forward.

Female figurehead – unidentified (Triton?)

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A three-quarter length female figure having no arms. She is wearing a yellow dress with white edging, and her right breast is exposed. She has light brown hair which is in a bun at the back with some hair worn down. There is a gold ornament in her hair, on top of the head. She has brown eyes, looking up and left.

Male figurehead – unidentified (king with red toga)

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A half-length, armless male figurehead. There is brown and gold scrollwork on pedestal. He is wearing a red toga, draped over right shoulder, and red and gold crown. He has curly brown hair and beard.

Female figurehead – unidentified (wearing gold wreath)

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A three-quarter length female figure with no arms. She is wearing a white dress which has a gold waistband and buttons. She wears a gold necklace and a wreath around her head. There is a cream-coloured pedestal which matches the figurehead and gold scrollwork. She has long hair which is worn loose, and is looking right.

Rising Sun

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A large full-length female figurehead having no arms or feet. She wears a dark blue dress with a single strap across her left (exposed) shoulder. The dress has a red waistband and hem. She has loose blonde wavy hair, some pulled back with a red headband and blue eyes. She is looking slightly right. Her left leg is shown stepping forward.

Turbaned Lady

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This is a full-length female figurehead. She is wearing a green turban and looking slightly to the left. She also wears a yellow garment covering a green skirt to the base of the object. Her left fore arm is raised towards the neck, holding a flower.

Fiddlehead

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This is a large curved fiddlehead. From a small scroll at the top, it widens to the base. It is painted mostly white with yellow curly decoration, green leaves, red flowers and red fleur-de-lis on the front. There are red beads running around the centre of the scroll.

Female figurehead – unidentified (holding a dog)

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It is a full-length female figure cradling dog in left hand. She wears a pink jacket, white blouse, full green skirt, and white gloves. Her blonde hair is tied up under her hat which has a pink rim, white feathers, and a green bow at the front. She has blue eyes and is looking up and to the right. She also wears long gold earrings and her dog has dark brown coat and a red collar.

Falcon

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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.

Duchesse

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A half-length female figure wearing a pink dress with blue waistband and sash/wrap. She has brown eyes and black hair with green leaves/wreath on top of her head. There is a black scrollwork at the base.

General Havelock

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This is a full-length male figurehead with a moustached face. He wears a tartan plaid over his uniform. The right arm is held across the chest, with the right hand holding a scroll. The figure is thought to depict Major-General Henry Havelock (1795-1857)

Boudicca (Boadicea)

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This is a small female bust. She wears a red top and a silver helmet with a white plume. She has long blonde hair worn loose. There is a blue pedestal with white scrollwork and red detail at the bottom of pedestal. The figurehead has blue eyes and is looking forward.

Rose of Torridge

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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.

Fiddlehead : General Steam Navigation Company 1824

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This is a large fiddlehead with oval cartouche on the front around which is written in red "General Steam Navigation Company 1824". It is mostly painted in white with light blue decoration and is surrounded by green leaves, red berries and gold scrollwork. It has a pedestal which has been painted black.

Jane of Bridgewater

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This is a small half-length female figure wearing a light blue dress with white frilly collar and cuffs.
She has a thin gold waistband on her dress and a heavy gold necklace. Her blonde hair is pulled back into a bun at the top of her head. She is looking forward and has blue eyes.

Spanish Lady

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A large female bust wearing a dark red dress, ruffled collar, and white undergarment. She has no arms and black curly hair with two gold tiaras and red headscarf/head-band. She is looking slightly right. She has light brown eyes, but the pupils are missing from the eyes, leaving a hollow space, she may have had glass eyes previously.

Zenobia

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This is a small full-length female figurehead shown as if stepping forward with her left leg. Her right arm is extended forward and may origally have held something; the left arm is by the side but with the palm facing forward. She stands on a brown pedestal with gold scrollwork. She wears a long brown dress with gold belt and neck detail, under a long dark short-sleeved, green open robe with gold trim, collar and brooches. She has brown/red hair tied back, and wears a gold head-dress and headband. She has green eyes looking forward. She wears black shoes.

William Wilberforce

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This is a three-quarter length male figure. He wears a black suit, yellow waistcoat, white shirt with high collar, and black bow tie. He has gold buttons and a watch-chain. His left hand is in his trouser pocket. The figure has dark brown hair, long sideburns, and brown eyes looking forward.

Thermopylae

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This figurehead is a bust of warrior with gold/silver helmet and large gold plume. He wears a brown cloak around his shoulders over armour, secured by a brooch on the right shoulder. He has thick black beard and moustache. He is looking down and slightly left. There is gold scrollwork and the figurehead was mounted as if on the bows of a ship.

Tantivy

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A small full-length male figurehead with presumably missing feet. He wears a red hunting jacket with black trim, white shirt, white trousers, and black bow tie and black peaked cap. He also wears black/tan boots, and is stepping forward with his left leg. He is looking forward. His right arm is held across the chest holding a fox’s brush, and the left arm by his side holding a whip and cane. A hunting horn on a cord hangs by his left side. He has blue eyes and long grey sideburns.

Duchess of Sutherland

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A large three-quarter-length female figurehead. She wears a green dress with cream detail on the front and sleeves and cream trim. There are gold tassels on the bottom of her jacket which is green and cream and has a gold girdle. She has gold beads around her neck and in her hair, and a cream and gold veil hangs down at the back which is attached to a gold tiara on top of head. Her left arm is by her side, and the right arm is across her breast holding red apple and black grapes. She wears a blue/gold bracelet on left arm. She has light brown hair in two tresses worn down and the rest tied back. She has brown eyes shaded blue and red lips.

Sovereign

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A small, full-length male figurehead in gold chain mail and wearing a gold/red crown. The figure wears a red tunic under the mail. He has a brown belt and brown cross gartering on the legs. His right arm is held forward and is detachable. His left arm is at his side with a dagger in the hand. He is looking forward, and his left leg is shown stepping forward. He stands on a small gold pedestal with ornate green detail.

Gravesend ex Spring

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A half-length female figurehead. She wears a red/white dress with a white shawl and gold collar. She has brown hair in a bun at the back and blue eyes looking right and slightly up.

Lady of the Rose

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A large full-length female figurehead in a cream dress with gold trim. It has a cream pedestal with gold scroll work. The left leg of the figure is shown as if stepping forward. She wears gold shoes. Her right arm is held across her body, and holds a yellow rose with green leaves. Her left arm is at her side. She has blond curly hair with the curls at the side of the head. She is has blue eyes and is looking to the right.

Lalla Rookh

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A large full-length female figurehead. She wears a white skirt with light blue and gold detail on hem. She also wears a dark blue and white bodice with gold edging, matching waistband, fur-trimmed purple cloak, tall white turban with gold jewellery at front, and white pearl necklace and golden bracelets.
She has dark skin and long black hair. Her left arm is across her breast and the right arm held forward holding a flower.

William Pitt

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A half-length male figurehead with a brown pedestal and yellow scrollwork. He wears a black coat, yellow waistcoat, white shirt with yellow buttons (one missing), and a black necktie. He has light brown hair and brown glass eyes.

Ophir

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A half-length male figurehead. It is a representation of King Solomon with a gold crown and purple robe. He wears a dark red cloak around the neck and right shoulder, and a dark red belt with a gold buckle. He has black hair, thick beard and brown eyes..

Omar Pasha

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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.

Old Goody

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This is a large full-length female figurehead with a gold pedestal and scrollwork. She wears a black dress with white collar and apron, a gold necklace, and a black purse tied with gold string to the waistband on her left side. She has blue eyes and light brown hair tied up at the back, and a red flower and green leaves in her hair. Some hair is worn down. Her right arm is across her breast, and she is looking forward.

Florence Nightingale

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A three-quarter-length female figurehead. She wears a cream blouse and skirt, and a lilac jacket with a blue collar and trim. Her left arm is missing, and her right hand is on her hip. Her blouse has a frilly collar and detail at the front. She has dark brown hair in a bun at the back with a light brown hairclip. She has has brown eyes looking slightly left.

Navarino

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A half-length female figurehead with black pedestal and gold scrollwork. She wears a blue/green dress with dark red detail and gold buttons which run down the front and along the arms. The figure has dark hair tied in a plait down the back. She has dark brown eyes and is looking forward.

Naval Officer (American Officer)

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A full-length figure in American officer's uniform (the uniform is thought to date from the Civil War period i.e. the 1860s.) He wears a long blue coat, waistcoat with gold buttons, a white tie, trousers, and a blue hat, with a gold cap band. He has grey hair and long grey sideburns, but no left arm and a missing right hand. He is looking forward is shown with his left leg stepping forward. The figurehead has a brown pedestal with green leaf decoration by the right leg and gold scrollwork.

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'Nannie' is a white female figure with left arm held forward and holding a genuine horse's tail. In the days when she was still sailing, the tail used to be made out of old rope, teased out by the apprentices on board.
She is wearing a loose-fitting garment with gold trim. It slips off her right shoulder leaving both breasts exposed. She has long hair and her mouth is slightly opened. The figurehead has a small black pedestal and gold scrollwork.

Maude

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A large full-length female figure in classical attire. She is wearing a white tunic and skirt, both with red trim/hem. She has a gold collar, a belt, a long red cloak with gold trim, and gold brooches at the shoulders. She also wears a gold tiara, bracelets, and gold sandals. She has long black hair, partly tied up. Her right arm is across the breast, with the left arm at her side. She is looking slightly right and is placed on a brown pedestal with gold scrollwork.

Marianne

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Half-size female figurehead. She wears blue dress, red jacket with white belt, collar and sleeves, and red head-dress with white and blue detail (a Phrygian hat or cap of liberty).
She has a brown pedestal, gold and white scrollwork, and has long black hair worn down at the back. A section of the hair is missing-right at the side of the head. She has blue eyes and is looking left.

Maria Christina

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A small, full-length female figurehead. She wears a green bodice, a yellow skirt, and a red/gold sash which crosses over her breast. Her right arm is holding the sash, and the left arm which acrosses the breast is holding a flower. Her left leg is shown as if stepping forward, and she looks up and slightly left. She wears a necklace, gold earrings, and gold/black bracelets on both wrists.The figure has blue eyes and brown hair gathered in a bun at the back of head, with some hair worn down at the back. There is a red rose with green leaves in her hair on top of the head.

Abraham Lincoln

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It is a full-length male figure without feet but with the right leg shown as if stepping forward. He wears white trousers and shirt, a black tailcoat, and a yellow waistcoat, also a black bowtie. His left hand is in the pocket of the trousers and there is a flattened top hat under his left arm. His right hand is tucked inside the front of the coat but may be missing as a vague outline of fingers can be seen on the jacket. He has thick black hair,beard and black eyes.

Sir Lancelot

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A full-length male figurehead with silver armour and a helmet which has large white plume of feathers. It has red drapery, a black pedestal, and gold scrollwork. He wears brown gloves and has black hair and moustache, and blue eyes. His right arm is raised and stretched forward, the left arm is by his side. He is looking forward and slightly up.

Sophie Kirk

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A half-length female figurehead. She is wearing a dark red dress with white collar and cuffs, and a gold circular brooch at the centre of her collar. She has dark brown hair which is gathered into a bun at the back and decorated with yellow flowers and green leaves on both sides of her head. The figure has green eyes and is looking forward.

Hunter

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It is a large three-quarter lengthbearded male figurehead. It has a brown, gold and blue pedestal with gold scroll work and game birds on both sides of pedestal. The birds are incomplete where the figurehead has been cut from the ship.
The figure wears a dark green jacket with brown collar, cuffs and buttons, black hat, and red check shirt with black bow tie and kerchief. He is holding a gun in both hands and looking up.

Hiawatha

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The figurehead represents a large full-length female (or possibly male) figure in Native North American Indian dress. Her costume is decorated with blue feathers, colourful edging and a belt with long white feathers hanging down. Her right shoulder is exposed and there is a tan coloured cloak over her left shoulder. She is wearing an armband (gold, white feathers) on her right arm, gold bracelets on both wrists, and a purse on her belt on the left side. She holds a 'Pipe of Peace' in her right hand (a long brown pipe with feathers). She has a white and red feather headdress. She has long black hair, and is looking up with her left arm across the breast. The lower part of the figure is covered by red drapery. There is a brown pedestal with green leaf decoration.

General Gordon

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A half-length male figurehead on a brown pedestal with gold scrollwork. He is wearing a white coat with gold buttons, a high gold/red collar, with a brown strap across the right shoulder, a belt and drapery. He wears a tall red fez (no tassell) and has black hair and moustache, but no left arm or shoulder.

Golden Cherubs

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The figurehead has two gold cherubs either side of blue oval plaque. The plaque has carving of a ship, flying St. George's flags. There are flowers, fruit and leaves carved below the plaque and cherubs. There is a scrollwork at the top of the plaque, and black grapes and leaves on the top of the scrollwork. The right hand of the cherub on the right and the left hand of the cherub on the left rest on the grapes.

Gladstone

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The figurehead is a passable representation of William Ewart Gladstone in his middle years. It shows a half-length male figure with black jacket, red waistcoat with gold spots, black buttons, purple collar, white shirt with black bow tie. He has receding grey hair, long sideburns, and grey eyes. He is facing forward and holding a white scroll.

Garibaldi

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This is a full-length male figure without feet, representing Guiseppe Garibaldi (1807-1882), the Italian mercenary and patriot who played a critical role in the founding of the united Italian state. He is wearing a loose blue tunic, cream trousers, red neckscarf and white collar, and brown belt. He has black beard and hair, and brown eyes.

Elizabeth Fry

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This is a full-length figurehead with a red umbrella in her right hand holding a black/gold book with her left arm. She is wearing a dark blue skirt, brown jacket with black buttons, and white frilly blouse. She has long dark brown hair, and is looking up and slightly left.

Eagle

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Large gold eagle with open wings perched on black pedestal. Black and gold scrollwork on pedestal.

Disraeli

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Three-quarter-length portrait of Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield (1804- 1881), with a goatee beard, and side whiskers, and wearing a coat, waistcoat, shirt with stand-up collar and a bow tie.

Diana

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A full-length female figure in the dress of the 1840’s. She wears a dress with a low-cut, tight-waisted bodice. Her hair is in long ringlets on either side of the head. There are slots for arms but these are missing.

Cleopatra

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Half-length (probably female) figure without arms, the figurehead terminating in scroll work. She wears a helmet and scaled breast plate.

Bertha Marion

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A three-quarter-length female figure wearing a belted overdress. She holds a rose in her right hand. Her left hand is by her side.

Augusta Louise

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A full-length female figure wearing a diadem and earrings, a loose belted dress and a cloak. The cloak is held across the body by the right hand.

Arabella

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A full-length female figure wearing a turban and Turkish trousers. She carries a feather fan in either hand.

Amphitrite

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A three-quarter-length figure of a nude woman, terminating in leaves, her hands behind her head.

Female Figurehead – unidentified (wearing Turkish dress & blue turban)

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Unidentified figurehead depicting a half-length, female figure in Turkish dress. She wears a yellow bodice and a blue turban and holds a rose in her left hand.

Lord Clyde

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The figurehead of the ship 'Lord Clyde' depicting a major in a Scottish regiment (formerly known as General Havelock). He holds a scroll in his right hand, his left on the hilt of a sword. A plaid is draped across the left shoulder. The figure has a moustache.

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