Creamware jug, barrel shaped, transfer-printed in black and painted in full colour, particularly red, purple, blue, yellow and green. On one side, a scene of a sailor in purple striped trousers and a blue coat with yellow facings, following a lady holding a parasol, with a country scene, dog, church, cottages and windmill in the background. Inscription below: 'JACK on a CRUISE'. On the other side a portrait of Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson (1758-1805) in a cocked hat and yellow-laced blue coat (after an original print of Rodney); ships are shown in the background. Inscribed on a red ribbon: 'SUCCESS TO ADML. NELSON'.

Object Details

ID: AAA4495
Collection: Decorative art
Type: Jug
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Unknown
Date made: circa 1800
People: Nelson, Horatio
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 215 x 245 x 175 mm

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