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Record of British naval valour.
Alternate Title(s):
Naval exploits
Naval valour
Naval valor
Record of British valour
Record of British valor
London : Published by Edward Orme, New Bond Street, [1817]
Physical Description:
[12] disc-shaped sheets : color illustrations ; each 8 cm in diameter, in case 9 x 9 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA87.1.N4 R43 1817 Flat
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Title from cover of red morocco case (as issued?).
Twelve circular cards, each with a colored aquatint view of a naval action and descriptive text on the back. Housed in publisher's circular bronze medal container, upper cover embossed with head of Lord Nelson, "England's Admiral Nelson Duke of Bronte Hor Vicecom Nelson Ob Patriam Pvgnando Mort Oct. XXI, MDCCCV"; and lower cover with Britannia's angel figure on the water, Roman galleys in background, "Record of Naval Valour, Every man has done his duty, Ipse Belli Fvlmen."
First card is captioned "Chronological list of naval actions" with imprint: "Published by Edward Orme, Bond Street, 1817." On verso: "Ld. Rodney's Victory."
Cards 2-12 captioned on verso "Naval exploits" with imprint "Pub. by Edw. Orme."
Abbey, J.R. Life, 469
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy.
Ld. Rodney's Victory -- Ld. Howe's Vicory -- Ld. Nelson boarding St Joseph -- Ld. Duncan's Victory -- Battle of the Nile -- Victory at Copenhagen -- Ld. Nelson Trafalger -- Sr. R. Strachan's Victory -- Boarding the Chesapeake -- Bonaparte on the Northumberland -- Storming of Algiers -- Slaves deliv'd Algiers.
Subject Terms:
Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 19th century.
Great Britain. Royal Navy -- Pictorial works.
Medals -- Specimens.
Miniature books -- Specimens.
Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805.
Slave trade.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1817.
Orme, Edward, publisher.
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