Tampeon – Photograph (PWDRO 244/5); probably 1910
The photograph shows a maquette for a tampeon, made of clay or plaster, which can also be seen in a photograph of the workshop taken in 1917 (PWDRO 244/5). It features a lion with forelegs on a rock and the motto ‘Concordant Nomine Facta’ (Our deeds agree with our name). HMS Lion was built in Devonport Dockyard, launched in 1910 and sold in 1924 (HMS Lion).
PWDRO 244/5 Photograph Album. Various. Woodcarvings.