The Chelengk by Turkish

A plume of triumph made of diamonds arranged in a rose, a knot and sprays worn by the Sultan of Turkey and presented by him to Nelson in 1798 in honour of his victory at the Nile.

Details

Medium:
Diamonds
Acquired in:
1929
Presented by:
Lady Barclay through The Art Fund

Stolen from the collection in 1951.

Provenance

Nelson; Lady Barclay

Venue details

National Maritime Museum Romney Road, Greenwich London SE10 9NF 020 8312 6608 rmg.co.uk

Entry details

Free entry to all
50% off exhibitions with National Art Pass

Daily, 10am – 5pm (last admission 4.30pm). Sammy Ofer Wing open until 8pm on Thur.

Closed 24 – 26 December, close at 3pm on 31 December and open at 12noon on 1 Jan and on the occasion of the London Marathon.

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