Head of a Sailor

Image credit: HMS Excellent

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This painting could be based on the portrait of HMS 'Edinburgh' sailor Thomas Huntley Wood, the sailor used as a trademark for the brand Player's Cut Navy Cigarettes. The Player's Cut logos were developed for an advertising campaign in 1891 and trademarked in 1893.

HMS Excellent



Head of a Sailor




oil on canvas


H 76.3 x W 62 cm

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Acquisition method

on loan from the Royal Navy Trophy Centre

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HMS Excellent

Whale Island, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO2 8ER England

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