To His Excellency the Marquis of Circello, His Sicilian Majesty's Envoy Extraordinary & Minister Plenipotentiary to his Britanic Majesty. This Portrait of Admiral Lord Nelson,Baron Nelson of the Nile, and of Burnham Thorpe in the County of Norfolk, & K.B. is by Permission Dedicated.
London, Publish'd as the Act directs 21t. Octr. 1805 being the day for commemorating his Lordship's ever memorable & Glorious Victory over the French, &c. &c. &c.
A rare mezzotint. 381 x 278mm. Trimmed to within the platemark. Some light scuffing.
Vice Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté, KB (29 September 1758 – 21 October 1805) was a British flag officer famous for his service in the Royal Navy, particularly during the Napoleonic Wars. He won several victories, including the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805, during which he was killed.
Parker: 687. From the Collection of Viscount Hood.
[Ref: 12414] £380.00