Freedom box by James Morisset

Presented to acknowledge Captain Calder's role at the Battle of Cape St.

Details

Medium:
Gold & enamel
Dimensions:
3 x 11 x 7 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,250 ( Total: £24,500)
Acquired in:
1977

Vincent, Feb 1797 where he was Captain of the Flag Ship 'Victory'. The enamel on the cover shows the defeat of the Spanish fleet; the engraving on the bottom depicts the flagship of Admiral Jervis.

Provenance

Presented to Robert Calder by the City of London,1797.

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