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Vice Admiral Horatio Nelson (1758-1805): C.933-2016

Object information

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Vice Admiral Horatio Nelson (1758-1805)


Manufacturer: Coalport Porcelain Factory (Possibly)
Sculptor: Pitts, Joshua
Artist: Whichelo, Wichelo or Wichello, C. John M. (After)




History note: Unknown before G. D. V. Glynn; the estate of G.D.V. Glynn

Legal notes

Accepted by H. M. Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax from the estate of G. D. V. Glynn, and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 24.1 cm
Length: 16.4 cm
Width: 10.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Coalport ⪼ Shropshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (2016-01-25) by H.M. Government


19th Century, Mid#
Production date: AD 1853

Components of the work

Base Length 10.2 cm

Materials used in production

Parian (porcelain)

Techniques used in production

Slip casting

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Modelled under the direction of Admiral Sir William Parker KCB from the painting by Wichell, in his profession [?] / JOSH PITTS. SC LONDON 1853
  • Location: Reverse of bust
  • Method of creation: Marked
  • Type: Maker's name

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.933-2016
Primary reference Number: 215935
Old number: 14
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Friday 26 May 2017 Updated: Friday 31 May 2019 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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