On View Nancy and George Putnam Gallery, level 1
- United States carver
- Figurehead from Ship Galatea, about 1854
- Wood, paint
- United States
- Gift of William Saltonstall, Emily Byrd, Peter B. Constance, and Alice W. Saltonstall, 1985
This is the figurehead from the ship GALATEA. The carving is of a woman dressed in a classical Greek costume, painted white with gold metal sandals and ornaments. The figurehead has a detachable arm.