Double-sided linen banner painted with a coloured bust of Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson (1758-1805) and the inscription 'HERO of the NILE'. The banner has a red silk border, red tassels at the corners and is designed to hang from a crossbar. The design is painted on both sides and the flag is hand-sewn with machine-sewn repairs. A cord with two tassels is attached.
|Display location:||Display - Nelson, Navy, Nation Gallery|
|Date made:||Early 19th century|
|Exhibition:||Nelson, Navy, Nation|
|Credit:||National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London|
|Measurements:||Sheet: 1405 mm x 1570 mm; Frame: 1812 mm x 1726 mm x 90 mm; Weight: 49.4 kg|
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