Wild Women of the Waves – Art of Ships Figureheads

A figurehead is a carved and painted figure ornamenting the bow of a ship (that’s the front to us landlubbers!). For thousands of years people have been carving and imaginatively decorating the vessels in which they take to the water. Many figureheads relate to the name of the vessel, or to the owner, although some … Continue reading Wild Women of the Waves – Art of Ships Figureheads