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Victory of the Nile

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A proof copy of the engraving 'Admiral Lord Nelson K.B. and the Victory of the Nile'.

Lettered below the image with the title, 'On the 1h. 2d. and 3d. of Augt. 1798', description of the scene over fourteen lines, production details and publication line: 'The portrait from an Original Picture Painted by L.F. Abbott Esqr. / The Embellishments Drawn & Engraved by Piercy Roberts. / London, Published March 25th, 1799, by G. Riley, Old Bailey.'

A label pasted to the reverse states that 'This came into the possession of the High Constable of the Borough of Lewes in the year 1840. Restored and reframed Trafalgar Day, 21st October, 1897, during the mayoralty of Alderman Frederick Flint'. Within this plain oak frame with a gilt slip and with a further Verre églomisé, mount.

w:14.25 in x h:21.5 in

 

Item Code: 1990

£ 395

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