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A calico fabric commemorating Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson.

A calico fabric commemorating Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson.
Calico fabric commemorating Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Description: Calico was a fine printed cloth and was so called because it was first imported into London from Calicut, in the East Indies, by the East India Company. This example commemorates Vice-Admiral Lord Nelson, who was buried in St. Paul's Cathedral, London, after an elaborate funeral service in January 1806.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 1806
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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