'The Immortal Nelson....Glory of his Country! The Terror of her Enemies!! And a luminous Example to Posterity!!! Crowned with Victory, this Illustrious Hero nobly fell in the Service of his Country, in the memorable Engagement with the Combined Fleets of France and Spain, off Cape Trafalgar, October 21st. 1805.'
To the Right Honourable Horatio Nelson Viscount Merton. This Portrait of his late Noble and most Illustrious Uncle is with Permission Dedicated by His Lordship's most humble and devoted Servant, Thomas Martyn.
A scarce stipple engraving dedicated to Nelson's nephew by Thomas Martyn which was taken from Horatio Nelson's favourite portrait of himself, painted in oils by Simon de Kostar, 1801-1803.
Antique Hogarth frame.
Print size: 27cm x 21cm
Frame size: 41cm x 32cm