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Battle of Copenhagen
POSTCARDS
postcard
Europe: United Kingdom
Early 20th c.
card
overall: 136 mm x 89 mm

'Pictorial post card' reproducing a colour drawing imagining the scene on deck at the Battle of Copenhagen (April 1801), with Nelson using his left arm to hold a telescope to his blind right eye, saying he cannot see Admiral Parker's signal to retreat. Portrait format, printed with a gilded border. Reverse printed landscape format.


2019.771

College purchase, 2019



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