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Museum catalogue: Scrimshaw Collection

 

Scrimshaw

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Accession no.: Y: 62/15/39
Object name: Scrimshaw
Title: Scrimshaw
Description: Tooth 114 mm, monochrome: one of a pair possibly commemorating retrospectively the Battle of the Nile in 1798. Nelson being crowned with laurels (Pair to 62/15/38).
Classified name:
[Unknown system] 730.235 & 639.245.1
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A patriotic set-piece: the Apotheosis of Nelson. An angel holds a crown of laurels above the torso of Admiral Horatio Nelson.

Related record(s):
  • Y: 62/15/38
Dimensions:
  • Height: 114mm
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