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Picture This XXXIII

So popular was Admiral Nelson – in England, at least – that all manner of souvenirs and toys[i] were produced to commemorate his Naval victories and ultimately, his death. The Staffordshire potteries churned out fairings, jugs, mugs and tea wares … Continue reading

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Nelson’s Pelagic Furniture

Horatio Nelson was a career sailor who, as Vice Admiral of the White Squadron of the Fleet, accrued a number of personal pieces of furniture befitting his status. England embraced the hero and as a result, many of his belongings … Continue reading

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