Figurehead from clipper ship GREAT REPUBLIC

figurehead

SHIPCARVING - FIGUREHEADS
S. W. Gleason & Sons
USA, MA, Boston
Circa 1853
wood
Overall: 32 x 61 x 26 in.

Figurehead from American clipper ship GREAT REPUBLIC (ship built by Donald McKay, 1853, Boston, Massachusetts); eagle, painted, carved of white pine by S. W. Gleason & Sons, Boston, MA. Ref: "Silent Pilots", pp. 20, 25-26, 35-38, 101.


1948.942

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