Model of the Napoleonic ship 'L'Alexandre'
- Art Funded
- Length: 60 cm
- 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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