Travel Photography Photos tagged as trafalgar
Trafalgar Square in London featuring Nelson's Column and Big Bed in the background.
In Trafalgar Square stands the National Gallery and Nelson's Column (partly cut off in this picture), honoring Nelson's numerous victories.
HMS Victory rear view - such detail!
The surgeon's stash
Sleeping hammocks on one of the decks... the ship could house up to 850 men in these cramped quarters!
Leg irons used to discipline drunkards
Grenades (hollowed cannon balls filled with gunpowder) ready for battle
Sarah holding a smaller cannon ball - they came in a number of sizes ranging from these, to a little larger than our heads!
Lord Nelson's bed... How girly!
The cannon rooms - buckets had leather handles, and were used mainly to put out small fires with seawater
Pistols in a case - imagine having to reload one of these quickly when the enemy had landed on your ship? I reckon my hands would be trembling too much...
HMS Victory front view. The amazing mast-head and sail structure confounded us
National Gallery in the background.
Trafalgar Square is a square in London that commemorates the Battle of Trafalgar (1805), a British naval victory of the Napoleonic Wars. The original name was to have been "King William the Fourth's Square", but George Ledwell Taylor suggested the name "Trafalgar Square".