Sailors at Prayers on Board Lord Nelson's Ship, After the Battle of the Nile.
Published & Sold April 1.st. 1816 by EDW.D. ORME. Bond Street, corner of Brook Str. London.
Very fine coloured aquatint with large margins. Watermarked paper 'J. Whatman 1814.' Plate: 330 x 250mm (13 x 9¾"). Some very slight staining in plate.
Scene aboard H.M.S Vanguard after the Battle of the Nile (1798). A priest kneels at a make-shift pulpit reading from a prayer book. Nelson, head bandaged and surrounded by naval officers and sailors, looks on.
[Ref: 33596] £220.00