Small pine and elm chest, with square legs, covered with canvas attached with domed brass upholstery tacks. The lid is painted in oils with a battle scene, the front with the Jervis coat of arms. A hand written label inside the lid states: 'Originally the property of Si John Jervis, after Lod St Vincent. Chest used by him in the battle of St Vincent and painted just after that event.'

Object Details

ID: AAA3348
Type: Chest
Display location: Not on display
Events: French Revolutionary Wars: Battle of Cape St Vincent, 1797
Date made: 14 Feb 1797
People: Jervis, John; Jervis, John
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 648 mm x 559 mm x 368 mm

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