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Sailor Whirligig

Details

Artist

Unknown

Title

Sailor Whirligig

Date

Early 1900s

Medium

Wood with metal arms, painted

Dimensions

H: 44 cm

Reference

CVCSC:0151.F

Collection

British Folk Art

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The term 'Whirligig' comes from 'gig' meaning a whipping top, and can be used to describe any spinning or whirling toy.

Sailor Whirligig Early 1900s © Compton Verney