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Figurehead [Nov. 11th, 2016|05:07 pm]
Tony Grist


Ship's figurehead in the National Maritime Museum, presumably representing Neptune/Poseidon, probably 19th century.

That's what it says on the label.  I don't quibble with the dating (though who knows? ) but I think the subject is as likely to be Pluto/Hades.

I mean, this guy is dark.
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[User Picture]From: faunhaert
2016-11-11 06:32 pm (UTC)
he looks like he might be hades
with the face of one who has seen tragedy

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[User Picture]From: poliphilo
2016-11-11 06:45 pm (UTC)
Yes. And that's an iron crown. I'd expect Neptune to have one made of coral and shells and stuff like that.
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[User Picture]From: davesmusictank
2016-11-11 08:53 pm (UTC)
ooh scary!
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[User Picture]From: poliphilo
2016-11-11 09:11 pm (UTC)
And sad.
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