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Earthenware jug of baluster form with a narrow base widening into a foot. It is transfer-printed in black on one side with an oval portrait of Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson (1758-1805) in uniform. Inscribed above: 'England expects every Man to do his duty.' Below the portrait: 'ADMIRAL LORD NELSON/Born Septr 29 1758-died Octr 21 1805/Aged 47'. The image is based on the engraving by J. Chapman, published in December 1798 (see PAD3884). On the other side is a battle plan of Trafalgar inscribed 'BATTLE off TRAFALGAR Gained by the British Fleet under LD. NELSON on the 21 of Octr 1805 against the combined Fleet of France and Spain in which action the intrepid Nelson fell covered with Glory and renown.' 'The Enemy's Line consisted of 18 French and 15 Spanish, making 33 to our 27. The action began at Noon the Guns muzzle to muzzle, and at 3 O Clock PM it terminated splendidly glorious to the British Arms 18 Ships of the Line struck in which were 3 Flag Officers viz Adml. Villeneauve Commander in chief, Don Ignatio Maria d. Avila (since dead) Vice Admiral, and Don Baltazar Hidalgo Cisneros, Rear Admiral.' The jug has hand-painted green lines on the rim, base and handle. The initials 'T.S.' are painted in brown under the lip.
- Image reference: E5832
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Sutcliffe-Smith Collection