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.


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

Stolen from the collection in 1951.


Nelson; Lady Barclay

Venue details

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

Entry details

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

Daily, 10am – 5pm (last admission 4.30pm). Closes 6pm during school holidays

Closed 24 – 26 Dec

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