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Royal Naval uniform: pattern 1812


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Collection Textiles, Uniforms
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleProvenance: Stockham, John
VesselsRoyal Naval uniform regulations 1812-25: Officers

Object details:

Object ID UNI0098
Description Pair of captain's epaulettes belonging to J. Stockham (died 1814). The regulations of 1812 stipulated that captains should now wear two epaulettes with insignia that indicated their rank: the fouled anchor and a crown. The epualettes have 20 large bullions and 17 small ones. On the shoulder pad of each is an embroidered 'S'.
Date made 19th century

Artist/Maker Unknown
Place made England
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
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