A Mere Figurehead

Published:April 18, 2013 by Brendan Wolfe

Postcard of HMS Raleigh and its figurehead depicting Sir Walter Raleigh (Matthew Boyington/Anywhen)

IMAGE: Postcard of HMS Raleigh figurehead (postmarked Plymouth, May 31, 1966) depicting Sir Walter Raleigh; the original ship wrecked in 1922, and this photograph likely was taken here (Matthew Boyington/Anywhen)