The Chelengk by Unknown Artist

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.


Acquired in:
Presented by:
Lady Barclay through The Art Fund

Stolen from the collection in 1951.


Nelson; Lady Barclay

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National Maritime Museum Romney Road, Greenwich, LONDON London SE10 9NF 020 8312 6608

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