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AAA6007
Ceramics

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Collection Ceramics, Decorative art
User collections Moustaches by lucinda
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleDepiction: Nelson, Horatio

Object details:

Object ID AAA6007
Description A Staffordshire flat back figure group, inscribed in gold lettering on the base 'Death of Nelson'. The admiral, eyes closed, clad in mottled pink breeches, his hat on the deck, is supported by two naval officers in blue uniform coats, black hats and boots. The details of the coats are picked out in gold.The left-hand officer, who has a moustache, rests his hand on Nelson's shoulder, the right hand officer lays his hand on Nelson's forehead.
Date made 1840-1849

Artist/Maker Unknown
Place made Staffordshire, England
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London. Caird Fund.
Materials earthenware
Measurements Overall: 205 x 140 x 60 mm
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  • Figure group (AAA6007)
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