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Wooden water canteen of flat oval form, decorated in typical Ottoman style. There is elaborate gilt decoration on the flat sides, and a gilt spout, handle, and edging strips, with a short gold chain hanging from one of the suspension rings. A red leather carrying strap embroidered with gold thread is attached, fastened by a decorative gold buckle with helmets at each end. On the wooden base is an oval gilt plate with later inscription: &This Canteen together with a Gun and Scymetar were presented by the Grand Signior to Horatio Viscount Nelson and by Will bequeathed to his friend Alexander Davison 10th May 1803. & For more details, click on the 'notebook' icon above.
- Image reference: D4423
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Greenwich Hospital Collection