The R.t Hon.ble Lord Collingwood,Vice Admiral of the Red Major General of Marines and Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Ships in the Mediterranean.
London, Published July 1.st 1811 by Mess.rsColnaghi & Co. Printsellers, Cockspur Street, Hay Market.
Fine mezzotint. Platemark: 500 x 350mm (19¾ x 13¾"). Very large margins.
A portrait of Admiral Cuthbert Collingwood, Baron Collingwood (1748 - 1810) standing on board a ship, wearing a naval uniform with epaulettes and medals, one suspended from a ribbon around his neck. He is holding the hilt of a sword with his left hand, lettered with '[Eng]land expects evry man to do his duty'. A naval battle is seen in the background. Collingwood was notable as a partner with Lord Nelson in several of the British victories of the Napoleonic Wars, and frequently as Nelson's successor in commands. He died in Menorca and was buried next to Nelson in St. Pauls.
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