Product images of Royal Naval uniform: pattern 1795-1812
We use a 280gsm fine art paper and premium branded inks to create the perfect reproduction.
Our expertise and use of high-quality materials means that our print colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.
Read more about our fine art prints.
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.
Royal Naval uniform: pattern 1795-1812
This full dress coat belonged to Nelson (1758-1805). The coat is of blue wool and lined with white silk twill. However, only the left sleeve is lined. Nelson kept the right sleeve buttoned to the front of his coat by means of a small black silk loop sewn to the edge of the cuff. Nelson's four orders - Knight of the Bath, Order of the Crescent, Order of Ferdinand ; Merit and Order of St Joachim - are sewn to the front of the coat and over the edge of the lapel so that it could not be unbuttoned. Instead, it was fastened by two hooks and eyes set just inside the edge of the lapels. The three-point pocket flaps and arrangement of gold lace along the back vent of the coat are elements from the first uniform patterns of 1748.
Firmin & Westall
- Image reference: F2147-0B
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London