Printed textile of Nelson funeral procession

Object Number: 
1950.221
Date: 
1806
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 36 x 28 in. ( 91.4 x 71.1 cm )
Marks: 
printed: all over: "The Shallop/ Conveying the Body/ of Lord Nelson/ Jany 8, 1806/ The Funeral Procession of Lord Viscount Nelson/ to St Pauls Cathedral Jany 9, 1806/ Lord Viscont Nelson killed in the Battle of Trafalgar Octr 21, 1805"
Description: 
Copperplate-printed cotton textile fragment with scenes from the funeral procession of Admiral Lord Nelson divided by garlands of acorns and oak leaves; pattern repeats; printed in sepia and red on a white ground.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Spencer Van B. Nichols
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group