London, South Kensington
26 April 2001
A pottery commemorative pink lustre plate
printed in black and painted in colours with a vignette of Jack Crawford dressed in sailor's uniform and nailing Admiral Duncan's flag to a mast, beside the inscription Jack Crawford/THE HERO OF/Camperdown/OCTr 11TH 1797, within a pink lustre border, early 19th century (stained crazing and some rubbing to printed inscription) -- 20cm. diam.
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Jack Crawford (1775-1831) was a British sailor from Sunderland who became a hero of the Battle of Camperdown in 1797.
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