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'Neptune'; warship; 74 guns
Scale: Unknown. A model of the 'Neptune' a French warship made in plaster with wood, metal, paper, and cotton fittings which has been realistically painted. The model depicts the vessel at 13.40 on 21 October 1805 at the height of the Battle of Trafalgar and the ship is shown with damage sustained in the battle. The ship is three masted, ship rigged and with set sails, showing shot damage. The hull is painted black with yellow stripes along the two gun decks. The decks are painted white with black deck fittings. Dark grey smoke is billowing from the gun ports on the starboard side. There is a French tricolour flying from the peak of the gaff and the remains of a pennant flying from the mainmast. On paper label '23'.
Original size: 265 mm x 172 mm x 390 mm
- Image reference: L3579-002
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Greenwich Hospital Collection