The Cutty Sark – The newly-restored Cutty Sark in Greenwich, London, is set to open to the public on Thursday, April 26.
Applying the finishing touches – The project has cost £50 million ($81 million) to undertake and will receive the royal seal of approval when it is visited by the Queen this Wednesday.
Back from the brink – The charred remains of the Cutty Sark after it was severely damaged by a fire in 2007.
Pieced together again – The Cutty Sark Trust hope the restored vessel will attract upwards of 300,000 visitors a year.
Glory days – The Cutty Sark captured gracing the sea in its late nineteenth century heyday.
All new glass bottom feature – Vistors will now be able to walk underneath the ship after the restoration project raised it 11 feet in the air.
View from below – The stern of the newly restored Cutty Sark as glimpsed from below.
Final lick of paint – A worker applys the finishing touches to a model that will form part of the exhibition.