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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.
Wine cooler made from the timbers of the slaver 'El Almirante', captured by HM Tender 'Black Joke' (Lieutenant Henry Downes) on 1st February 1829. The wooden base made from the timber of the Spanish war ship 'Bahama' captured at Trafalgar (see3084). Wooden wine cooler carved with oak leaves with ormolu mounts in the shape of oak branches. The metal handles are in the shape of fungi growing out of the branches. A gilded plate on the front within a laurel wreath inscribed: 'A TRIBUTE OF Admiration and respect FROM COMMODORE COLLIER C.B. To Lieutenant Henry Downes for his gallant conduct in command OF H.M. TENDER BLACK JOKE'. With silver-gilt lining with London hall marks. Francis Augustus Collier (1783-1849) was commodore on the west coast of Africa from 1826-1830.
Thomas Walker II
- Image reference: F7394-002
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London