The Glorious Battle of the Nile. From and emblematic drawing of large dimensions, presented to Lord Nelson on his arrival at Naples the 22d. Septr. 1798, by the Baron de Fages, Vaumale Brigadier in the French King's Guards, and late Captain in HisBritannic Majesty's Service. [List vertically down each side of the captains of each ship.] Culloden. T. Troubridge. Theseus. R.W. Miller. Alexander. A.J. Ball. Vangaurd. RA.Sr.H.Nelson. Capt.E. Berry. Minotaur. T. Louis. Leander. T.B. Thomson. Swiftsure. B. Hallowell. Audacious. D. Gould. Defence. J. Peyton. Zealous. S. Hood. Orion. Sr.J. Saumarez. Goliath. T. Foley. Majestic. G.C. Westcott. Killed. Lt. Cuthbert. Bellerophon. H.D.E. Darby.
Copper engraving. 268 x 360mm. 10½ x 14". Tears into the title area. Two vertical folds and one horizontal as issued.
A dramatic allegory of the Battle of the Nile. The French ship is struck by lightening as the British lion wielding his trident assists in defeating the French. Published in the Naval Chronicle.
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