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Admiral Lord Nelson Mortally Wounded......

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A fine example of a reverse painted mezzotint laid down onto glass, published within a few weeks of the Battle of Trafalgar by W.B Walker, Fox & Knot Court London.

 

The caption beneath recording the legend as 'Admiral Ld. Nelson mortally wounded by a Musket Ball, in the ever memorable Victory off Trafalgar on 21 Oct. 19 Sail of the enemy struck their Colours. 1 blew up in the Action, 13 run away & 4 of them were afterwards captured by Sir Richard Strachan off Ferrol, 1st Novr 1805'.

 

Within the original carved and parcel gilt 'Hogarth' frame.

 

12 1/8 in x 16 1/8 in

 

Item Code: 4328

£ 1350

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