19 October 2005
HORATIA NELSON WARD (1801-1881)
A collection of approximately eighteen items of memorabilia from the Ward family comprising: a marquetry panel of Nelson's arms before the battle of cape St. Vincent, 1797; a collection of photographs and photographic postcards depicting Horatia as a child [the drawing kept by Nelson in his cabin], and in her old age; her husband, Philip Ward and the interior of her home at Pinner [during her widowhood]; Nelson's birthplace at Burnham Thorpe; the Victory, and other subjects, various sizes (evidence of mounting, slightly worn); three silhouette profiles and two printed items referring to the death of Nelson's great-niece Catherine [wife of Horatia and Philip Ward's son, William].
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