Document: Nelson Bust

By courtesy of P. K. Crimmin, published November 2002


A marble bust was made of Nelson by Franz Thaller and Matthias Ranson in Vienna in August 1800, when the admiral was on his way home from Naples. The reproduced letter from the sculptors, in the Croker Collection at the National Maritime Museum, is part of the Nelson collection of manuscripts held there and is dated Vienna, 6 February 1801.

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