Tampeon – Photograph (PWDRO 244/4 & 244/5); before 1916
The tampeon features the intertwined letters ‘MR’ surmounted by a crown. A maquette for this piece can be seen in a photograph of the workshop taken in 1917 (PWDRO 244/5). HMS Queen Mary was built in Jarrow, launched in 1912 and sunk at the Battle of Jutland in 1916 (HMS Queen Mary).
PWDRO 244/4 Photograph Album. Various. Woodcarvings.
PWDRO 244/5 Photograph Album. Various. Woodcarvings.