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Flags used by Lieutenant Pasco. H.M. Ship "Victory" at Trafalgar.

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: unknown
Place made: United Kingdom
Date made: 1890-1920
Materials: ink; gloss paper; color ink
Measurements: 7 1/4 in x 11 1/2 in
Nomenclature: British; Trafalgar
Classification: flags

Colored print depicting the signal flags used at Trafalgar by H.M.S. "Victory". The flags are depicted on flagpoles which form the spikes of a stylized ship's navigation wheel; at the centre is the text "Lord Nelson's Signal"; at the border is a ring of laurels. Between the laurel and the wheel is the text, "England expects that every man will do his D U T Y", with every word or letter over one flagpole. There is a blue bow at the base of the wheel. On verso is an advertisement for the Border Edition of Sir Walter Scott's Waverley Novels, which was published in the 1890s.


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