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OBJ0215
Decorative art

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Collection Decorative art, Objet d'art
User collections what's in the box? by lucinda
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleDepiction: Nelson, Horatio
Depiction: Hamilton, Emma

Object details:

Object ID OBJ0215
Description A tortoiseshell box with gilt mounts and a hinged lid. On the lid is a glazed miniature painted on ivory of Nelson and Lady Hamilton, in a silver mount. The Nelson portrait is based on one of Lemuel Abbott's.
Date made late 19th century

Artist/Maker Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Sutcliffe-Smith Collection
Materials ivory; silver; tortoiseshell
Measurements Overall: 35 x 70 x 50 mm
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  • Box (OBJ0215)
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