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British Military Postcard, Death of Nelson

  • Tuck postcard documenting the Death of Nelson, reproduced from a Madame Tussaud's Museum tableau in London. Vice Admiral Horatio Nelson is the subject. He was a British navy officer who died at the battle of Trafalgar in 1805. Among his last words, which are quoted on this post card, were 'Thank God I have Done My Duty."

    The divided back has a handwritten note that was sent in 1924. There are no cancellation marks or stamps. Has some wear around the edges and the corners are bumped.