Sailors' craftwork, Decorative art

The Collection

Your selection

Title

Actions

Buy this image Add this to a collection
Tags
Share or embed this object  


Please contact the Picture Library if you would like to use this record and image under licence.

Domino box

AAA0002
Sailors' craftwork

Object connections:

Collection Sailors' craftwork, Decorative art
User collections Games by lucinda
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleDepiction: Nelson, Horatio

Object details:

Object ID AAA0002
Description The inside of this Domino box is decorated with a British sailor mourning at a bust of Nelson. This was a common theme on souvenirs and commemorative pieces after the Battle of Trafalgar. This particular piece was made by a French prisoner-of-war and sold to provide the prisoner with a little income.
Date made 1803-1814

Artist/Maker France: Armed Forces
Place made England
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Sutcliffe-Smith Collection
Materials bone; wood; paint
Measurements Overall: 64 mm x 77 mm x 220 mm
Parts
Help us

Do you know more about this?

Share your knowledge