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Manufactured in the UK
All products are printed in the UK, using the latest digital presses and a giclée printmaking process.
We only use premium branded inks, and colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.
Earthenware jug with pink lustre decoration. It is transfer-printed in black and coloured with blue, red, yellow and green overglaze enamels. Leaves and flowers are painted around the transfers. On one side, a view of warships in action off a fort inscribed beneath 'Lord Nelson/Engaging the Toulon/Fleet of the Mouths/of the Nile', 'The young Alexander of France/May boast of his prowess in vain/When Nelson appears tis confest/That Britons are Lords of the Main'. On the other side a view of a bridge on piers with double Ionic pilasters, the city and St Pauls behind and shipping passing beneath. Inscribed beneath is 'A View of the CAST IRON BRIDGE to be Erected over the/RIVER THAMES/Span of Middle Arch 240 Ft. Height 100 Ft. of the other two 220 Ft.' A verse is printed beneath the lip: 'WHEN THIS YOU SEE/REMEMBER ME/THO' MANY MILES/WE DISTANT BE/JMD.'
- Image reference: F3126
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London