Royal Naval uniform: pattern 1812

Pair of captain's epaulettes belonging to J. Stockham (died 1814). The regulations of 1812 stipulated that captains should now wear two epaulettes with insignia that indicated their rank: the fouled anchor and a crown. The epualettes have 20 large bullions and 17 small ones. On the shoulder pad of each is an embroidered 'S'.

Object Details

ID: UNI0098
Collection: Textiles; Uniforms
Type: Epaulettes
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Unknown
Vessels: Royal Naval uniform regulations 1812-25: Officers
Date made: 19th century
People: Stockham, John
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Parts: Royal Naval uniform: pattern 1812

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