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'Humphrey' teddy bear mascot

Miscellaneous Antiquities

Object connections:

Collection Miscellaneous Antiquities
User collections The Intrepid Amateurs by Nationalmaritimemuseum
Cute animals by BirgittaPeippo
Gallery locationNot on display
EventsWhitbread Round the World Race, 1989

Object details:

Object ID ZBA1778
Description Teddy bear mascot called 'Humphrey' carried on the racing-yacht 'Maiden' during the 1989-90 Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race. It belonged to skipper Tracy Edwards b.1962. The toy is made of brown fur fabric, it has lost its legs, the right arm is partially missing and it has no eyes - the result of falling into a bilge pump during a storm from where it was retrieved some weeks later.
Date made circa 1989

Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials fur fabric
Measurements Overall: 135 mm x 75 mm x 55 mm
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