Interment of Nelson at St Paul's, 9 January 1806

original art [B2019 is not a watercolour but another copy of the aquatint. PvdM Feb 2005]

Nelson’s coffin lies on a catafalque directly beneath the dome. Around it are thousands of spectators in specially erected stands. A huge lantern made for the occasion with 130 individual lamps lights the scene. Captured French and Spanish ensigns hang from the galleries.

Object Details

ID: PAH7331
Collection: Fine art
Type: Print
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Pugin, Augustus Charles
Places: Saint Paul's Cathedral
Date made: Published 9 January 1806
People: Nelson, Horatio
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Sheet: 292 x 374 mm; Mount: 605 mm x 834 mm

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