Plaque

Title
H.M.S.Victory
Object ID
984.251
Category
Communication Artifacts
Date Made
1905
Materials
copper
Description

Copper plaque with engraved image of H.M.S.Victory below which is engraved, ENGLAND EXPECTS T.E.M.W.D.H.(that every man will do his) DUTY. DEATH OF NELSON OCT.21 1805. CENTENARY MEMENTO OCT 21.1905.CONTAINING COPPER FROM H.M.S.VICTORY FROM LORDS OF THE ADMIRALTY TO BRITISH & FOREIGN SAILORS SOCIETY. E.R. VII. Four small mounting holes drilled at each corner. On back is written in pencil four words, the second of which is surplus

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