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BLOG POST, 16 October 2019: We’re eagerly awaiting the arrival of 14 Royal Naval figureheads. Their restoration is an amazing story in its own right, their history is just as fascinating - and it's all gone national!
PRESS RELEASE - 14 October 2019: 14 monumental Royal Naval figureheads will return to Plymouth next week to be displayed in The Box, after being restored in a hugely ambitious conservation project.
BLOG POST - 11 September 2019: Discover more about the work Orbis Conservation have been doing to clean and conserve a collection of ship's badges ready for display in The Box in 2020.
This Christening Cup was originally presented to Scott by his godparents, M. & S. Falcon. This, presumably, explains the origin of Scott's given middle name.
Our collections feature a number of examples of prisoner of war work and few are as elaborate as this model.