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The Glorious Victory over the French Fleet off the Nile the 1st of August, 1798 by the gallant Lord Nelson of the Nile

Artist:
Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)
Publisher:
Published by Rudolph Ackermann (London)
Date:
October 15, 1798
Medium:
Hand-colored etching
Dimensions:
sheet: 13 11/16 x 17 5/16 in. (34.8 x 43.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.533.574
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in plate: "Rowlandson delin."
Francis Harvey (British, active by 1859–died 1899); C. W. Dyson Perrins(sale Sotheby's London, Jan. 12, 1959); Vendor: Sotheby's, London, Jan. 12, 1959
Grego I.350 and II.394
Joseph Grego Rowlandson the Caricaturist: A selection from his works, with anecdotal desciptions.... 2 vols., London, 1880, vol. I, p. 350, vol. II, p. 394.

A. Hyatt Mayor "Rowlandson's England." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 20, New York, February 1962, fig. no. 9, ill.



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