Nelson

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Date:1845 - 1855 (c.)

Description:This is a wool picture on canvas depicting Nelson and Britannia. Nelson stands on the right next to a pile of cannonballs. Britannia stands holding a trident and shield, with a lion at her feet. This is by the English school. Size when stitched onto conservator's card: 588 x 778mm


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Source: Compton Verney House Trust

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