Historical information

The Polly Woodside was built in Belfast in 1885, the three-masted cargo vessel carried coal and wheat between England and South America.

Physical description

Wooden wall plaque - a carving of the 'Polly Woodside. It is stained, gold with brown tones. In a frame which is painted gold, 3 strips of timber screwed to back of plaque, top bottom and centre. Two eyelets and string for hanging.

Inscriptions & markings

Back: 'The Polly Woodside
carved by W.L. Dusting 1974' - hand written, black biro