Creamware jug commemorating the Battle of the Nile, 1798. It is transfer-printed in black with a view of ships engaged in battle, the sea coloured green and with small naval trophies below and the inscriptions 'NELSON' and 'Brueys'. Inscribed: 'A view of NELSON'S Glorious Action on the NILE Augt 1 1798', 'Barker and Brown', 'Still o'er the Deep shall Britons Reign Brave Nelson doth the Trident bear/Proud France's Boasting all is vain, when British Heroes do Appear'. On a cartouche on the other side of the jug: 'From Hence in the deep/May divisions be tos'd/And prudence recover/what folly has lost.'

Object Details

ID: AAA4742
Collection: Decorative art
Type: Jug
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Barker & Brown
Events: French Revolutionary Wars: Battle of the Nile, 1798
Date made: circa 1798
People: Barker & Brown
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 190 x 190 x 145 mm

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