Object Title

Wooden male head

Wooden male head

Date

1600-1699

Object Number

XVIII.777

Provenance

Old Tower Collection, previously mis-numbered XVII.14

Physical Description

Carved wooden head, clean shaven, painted in natural colours, top of head cut down diagonally backwards from forehead

Inscriptions and Marks

'JAMES' crudely cut into back of neck.

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Displayed as head of William I in Old Armoury display, White Tower Sub-Crypt, until late 1995. Wrongly numbered XVII.14 until Apr.2000, when renumbered XVIII.777.