This is the horn of plenty alongside the stern of the SS Great Britain. Brunel knew that the black iron of the ship was too stark to attract travelers on its own, so he had decorations like this added as a bit of marketing.
CNET Road Trip 2011
July 6, 2011 4:00 AM PDT
Photo by: Kathleen Craig
| Caption by: Daniel Terdiman
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