Ever Memorable Battle Off Cape Trafalgar : 21 October 1805 - document from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

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Date:12th of December 1805

Description:Celebrating Victory

Illustration and article celebrating British victory over Spain and France at the Battle of Trafalgar.

Published by Robert Laurie and James Whittle on December 12th 1805, the article describes the details of the battle, including the death of Admiral Nelson.

This victory is widely regarded as one of the most important in British naval history.

It effectively ended French prospects of conquering Britain.

About this document

This document was collected by Burslem pottery manufacturer Enoch Wood and is now among the collections at Stoke-on-Trent Museums.