The Death of Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson (1758-1805)
204 mm (H)
Place of origin
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Attingham Park, Shropshire (Accredited Museum)
Ceramic, Staffordshire, The Death of Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson (1758-1805) , Staffordshire Pottery. Full-length Staffordshire figures of Lord Nelson, in a cocked hat, worn athwartships, seated on the ground, an officer (right) kneeling, bare-headed, right hand on Nelson's shoulder, left holding Nelson's left hand; a civilian (left), bare-headed, holding a mug towards Nelson. The ends of two lanyards, with rings, over-hang the base.
part of collection built up by Thomas Balston (d.1967). He wrote about the collection in Staffordshire Portrait Figures of the Victorian Age, 1958.
Marks and inscriptions
DEATH OF NELSON (gilt script)
Makers and roles
Staffordshire Pottery, potter