Bust of Lord Nelson
The original of this
bust of Lord Horatio Nelson was sculpted by Revival Arts of Bath and each reproduction is hand made and finished in British gypsum plaster giving it a hard, smooth feel.
Around the base of this Bust of Nelson is inscribed England expects that every man will do his duty.
"England expects that every man will do his duty" was a signal sent by Vice Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, from his flagship HMS Victory as the Battle of Trafalgar was about to commence on 21 October 1805
Modelled around the top of the base are: Musket: Telescope: Cannon Balls: Lady Hamilton: Musket & Cannon ball: Hat
Each bust is accompanied by a folded Gift tag which is 4.5cm x 2.5cm. The tag has a caricature of Nelson with the quotation. The back of the tag explains the quotation and reinforces the fact that the piece is made by hand and in England