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|Description||Model coffin with a hinged lid. The coffin is lead lined and scratched on the inside 'Wood & lead of Nelson's coffin's'. The coffin is decorated with copper handles and silver studs. A silver plaque on the top of the hinged lid, reads 'NELSON & BRONTE. / AETATIS 47. / VICTORY. / off / TRAFALGAR. / 21st Octr 1805.'. Inside the lid is another plaque, with the inscription: 'The Gift of WALTER BURKE ESQR: Purser of Hs Mjs Ship, VICTORY, Who with painful feelings Supported the Dying HERO. In his Last Moments. To S. Lamprey Esqs'.|
|Date made||circa 1806|
|Credit||National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London. Caird Fund.|
|Materials||wood; metal: lead; silver|
|Measurements||Overall: 35 x 104 x 70 mm|
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