'Humphrey' teddy bear mascot

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.

Object Details

ID: ZBA1778
Collection: Miscellaneous Antiquities
Type: Teddy bear
Display location: Not on display
Events: Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race
Date made: circa 1989
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 135 mm x 75 mm x 55 mm

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