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A decorative miniature of Lord Nelson (1758-1805),

A decorative miniature of Lord Nelson (1758-1805),
facing left in dark blue uniform with silver epaulettes and wearing the orders and decorations
on ivorine, with added signature, in a rectangular piano key frame
oval, 3in. (82mm.) high (2)

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This portrait is after the original by Lemuel Francis Abbott (1760-1803) which was painted in 1797 when Nelson was a Rear Admiral. The painting is in the collection at the National Maritime Museum.

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