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Lord Nelson's HMS Victory figurehead rediscovered after having been mistakenly sawn into pieces (www.independent.co.uk)

The spectacular 10ft tall early 19th-century wooden figurehead was thought to have been destroyed or lost in the mid-to-late 20th century, but scientific and historical investigations have now led to its ‘rediscovery’.

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