Silver desk seal with an ivory handle. The seal is decorated with a depiction of the arms of Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson (1758-1805) in use between 1798-1801, and a baron's coronet. It is said that Nelson used the seal at the Battle of Copenhagen on 2 April 1801. See also JEW0396 for the wax seal impressions made by this seal.

Object Details

ID: JEW0078
Collection: Decorative art
Type: Seal
Display location: Display - Nelson, Navy, Nation Gallery
Creator: H., S.
Places: Copenhagen
Events: Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Copenhagen, 1801
Date made: 1800
Exhibition: Nelson, Navy, Nation
People: Nelson, Horatio
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London. Caird Fund.
Measurements: Overall: 100 x 40 x 40 mm

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