Admiral Nelson recreating with his brave tars after the glorious battle of the Nile [graphic] / Rowlandson delin. & sculp.
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- Admiral Nelson recreating with his brave tars after the glorious battle of the Nile [graphic] / Rowlandson delin. & sculp.
- Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, printmaker, artist.
- Published / Created
- 1798 October 20
- Copyright Date
- [20 October 1798]
- Publication Place
- Ackermann's Gallery, No. 101 Strand
"An imaginary scene on the deck of the 'Vanguard'. The sailors are crowded round an improvised table, drinking and huzza-ing. Nelson and his officers sit abovet hem in the stern; a wounded officer is wrapped in a blanket. An officer takes a glass held up to him by a sailor. One man plays a fiddle. A Turk sits on the deck (left) smoking a long pipe ..."--British Museum online catalogue.
Temporary local subject terms: Invasions: Ships decks -- Celebrations -- Sailors -- Turks -- Smoking: pipes -- Dishes: tankards -- Punch bowl -- Drinking glasses -- Musical instruments: fiddle -- Singing.
Three stanzas of a song etched below title in three columns: Verse 1st. Dammy Jack, what a gig, what a true British whim, let the fiddles strike up on the Main. What seaman wou'd care for an eye or a limb to fight o'er the battle again.
Title etched below image.
- 1 print : etching on wove paper ; plate mark 29.7 x 37.3 cm, on sheet 32 x 39 cm
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
- [State with added stanzas].
- Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
- Call Number
- Auchincloss Rowlandson v. 4
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- Grego, J. Rowlandson the caricaturist, v. 1, pages 350-1
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