Tampeon – Photograph (PWDRO 244/4 & 244/5); before 1917
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 the arms of HMS Monarch, built in Elswick in 1911 (HMS Monarch). The ship received moderate damage in December 1914 and was repaired at Devonport Dockyard in January 1915, finally being decommissioned in 1921.
PWDRO 244/4 Photograph Album. Various. Woodcarvings.
PWDRO 244/5 Photograph Album. Various. Woodcarvings.