A model of the ship 'L'Alexandre', one of the largest ships in Napoleon's navy and dating from the Napoleonic wars.
Model of the Napoleonic ship 'L'Alexandre' by Unknown Artist, early 19th century
© Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery
- Length: 60 cm
- Acquired in:
- Presented by:
- John Barnwell through The Art Fund
The model was carved in bone by French Prisoners of War who may have been held in Dartmoor prison. The model is presented inside a glass case.
Rector of Holford, Somerset, early 19th Century; then by descent to the donor.
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