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.

Object Details

ID: AAA0933
Collection: Flags
Type: Banner
Display location: Display - Nelson, Navy, Nation Gallery
Creator: Unknown
Date made: Early 19th century
Exhibition: Nelson, Navy, Nation
People: Nelson, Horatio
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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