Two Nelson Relics by Unknown Artist

1) Blue silk net purse belonging to Lord Nelson.

Details

Medium:
Silk & lace
Acquired in:
1930
Presented by:
Dr G C Williamson through The Art Fund

Taken by his friend Captain Hardy and retained in the family until 1880. 2) Small purse of knitted lace and silk belonging to Captain Hardy.

Provenance

Heirs of Captain Hardy

Venue details

National Maritime Museum Romney Road, Greenwich, LONDON London SE10 9NF 020 8312 6608 www.rmg.co.uk/national-maritime-museum

Entry details

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Closed 24 – 26 Dec

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