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Queen Victoria - Merchant Ship's Figurehead

London 1819 - Osborne House 1901
Queen of Great-Britain, 1837-1901


Aberystwyth /  Queen Victoria - Merchant Ship's Figurehead   Aberystwyth /  Queen Victoria - Merchant Ship's Figurehead


Full size Merchant vessels ships figurehead in the form of the young Queen Victoria in full coronation regalia, standing on a small iron bracket at the corner on a building formerly known as the Victoria Inn public house.

Information Sign

Cerfiwyd yr addurn
llong fasnach hwn
tua 1838
a bu'n arwydd y
This merchant ship's
figurehead carved
about 1838
was the sign of the
1872 - 1920
Adferwyd 1998 Restored
Cymdeithas Ddinesig Aberystwyth Civic Society


This figurehead of Victoria appears to be the only merchant ship's figurehead of the queen to have survived in Great Britain.

Sources & Information


Locatie (N 52°24'56" - W 4°5'4") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

Item Code: gbwa083; Photograph: 27 July 2012
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