Baxter print with large margins, fine, image 110 x 80mm (4¼ x 3¼"), sheet 205 x 165mm (8 x 6½"). Uncut.
Vice Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté, KB (1758-1805), the 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. Engraved after the famous portrait of Nelson by Lemuel Abbott, which shows Nelson's ship the Victory on the left. By George Baxter (1804 - 1867), wood-engraver, colour printer and lithographer; patentee of a method of colour printing for which he sold licences.
C.L. 222; Ball and Martin p.133; for the print paired with Baxter's portrait of Robert Peel see ref. 17487
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