The exhibition “Nelson and His Times”, hosted by the Ephorate of Antiquities of Dodecanese and organized by the Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation, opens on July 16, 2016 at the Palace of the Grand Master in the Medieval City of Rhodes and will run through October 30, 2016.
Dozens of handwritten letters by Admiral Nelson, personal items, newspapers of his time, paintings and engravings capturing his life and achievements, as well as 1,500 books on Nelson and the period in which he lived, are part of the Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation’s Maritime Collection. The collection is supplemented with some 30 bone ship models, built by French prisoners of the Napoleonic Wars, alongside dozens of articles and books related to ships and sea life. Parts of the collection have been presented in exhibitions in Greece and abroad.
Opening on July 17, 2016, at 8.00 p.m.