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U001.11.1057
Artist / Maker : Sharpe, Charles W.
Title : The Death of Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar From the Original wall painting in the Palace of Westminster
Date (Execution) : n.d.
Geographical Origin : London, England
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Medium / Material  : Etching
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : etchings (prints)
Visual Description : This long narrow black ink etching depicts a nautical battle scene culminating in the centre with the death of Nelson, who is lying down pieta-style surrounded and being physically supported by his high ranking collegues. Canons, swords, ropes, life preservers and other nautically appropriate paraphernalia surround the many men waging battle or lying dead or wounded.
Accession # : U001.11.1057
Width (cm) : 126.75
Height (cm) : 45.50
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of the Estate of Michael C. Williams
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