Tobacco box lid commemorating Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson (1758-1805). Decorated wit a key pattern border and oak leaf border. Inscribed bacwards: 'CONQUEROR / AT / ABOUKIR / 1 AUGT 1798 / COPENHAGEN / 2 APRIL 1801 / TRAFALGAR / 21 OCT 1805 / WHERE HE GLORIOUSLY FELL'.

Object Details

ID: OBJ0733
Type: Lid
Display location: Not on display
Events: French Revolutionary Wars: Battle of the Nile, 1798; Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Copenhagen, 1801 Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Trafalgar, 1805
Date made: Early 19th century
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 5 mm x 70 mm; Diameter: 70 mm

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