The Warship Figureheads of Portsmouth

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The Warship Figureheads of Portsmouth By David Pulvertaft, Illustrated by Kevin Dean Figureheads are a specialised but intriguing aspect of maritime history but there is little written about them, their history and the tradition. Nearly every maritime museum possesses a few despite the number that were left to moulder away in gardens or damp stores. One of the finest collections in the world is the Royal naval collection at Portsmouth and it is an appropriate subject […]

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