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Creator:
Blagdon, Francis William, 1778–1819
Title(s):

Orme's graphic history of the life, exploits, and death of Horatio Nelson : Viscount and Baron Nelson of the Nile, and of Burnham-Thorpe and the county of Norfolk : Baron Nelson of the Nile and of Hilborough in the said county : Knight of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath : Vice-Admiral of the White Squadron of the Fleet : also, Duke of Bronte in Sicily : Knight Grand Cross of the Sicilian Order of St. Ferdinand and of merit : member of the Ottoman Order of the Crescent : and Knight Grand Commander of the order of St. Joachim : containing fifteen engravings, and intended as an accompaniment to the three celebrated whole-sheet plates of His Lordship's splendid victories, viz. the battles of St. Vincent's, the Nile, and Trafalgar, which are explained by references and keys / the memoirs by Francis William Blagdon.

Additional Title(s):

Graphic history of the life, exploits, and death of Horatio Nelson

Orme's Graphic history of the life, exploits & death of Lord Viscount Nelson

Graphic history of the life, exploits & death of Lord Viscount Nelson

Published/Created:
London : Printed for, published and sold by Edward Orme, 59, Bond-Street, the corner of Brook Street; and by Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, Paternoster-Row. J. G. Barnard, Printer, 57, Snow-Hill, [1806]
[London] : J.G. Barnard, 51, Snow-Hill, 1806.
Physical Description:
[4], 66, viii, [11] pages, [15] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 37 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA87.1.N4 B533 1806+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Cover title, on publisher's printed label: "Orme's Graphic history of the life, exploits & death of Lord Viscount Nelson."
Engravings by James Godby, William Pickett, John Swaine, J. Clark, H. Merke, J. R. Hamble; after J. Clark, W.M. Craig, J.M.W. Turner, William Orme. Some printed by J. Nichols, Earl's court, Newport-street, Soho.
Abbey suggests that a variant issue (Life 327), which lacks date of publication on the title page, was also issued in 1806.
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 328
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, 351
NSTC, O466
Publisher's advertisement: 1 page at end. Printed by J.G. Barnard.
BAC DA87.1.N4 B533 1806+: The Abbey copy. Contains additional leaves: "Lines, by H. Tresham, Esq, R.A." (one leaf, verso blank, inserted after plate 12); "Proclamation of Lord Nelson" (one leaf, verso blank, inserted after page 66). Bound in publisher's original black boards, with engraved title label on front cover.
Subject Terms:
Admirals -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Great Britain -- History -- 1789-1820.
Great Britain -- History, Naval.
Great Britain. Royal Navy -- History -- Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1814.
Great Britain. Royal Navy -- Sea life.
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815.
Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints.
Hand coloring.
Stipple engravings.
Publisher's advertisements.
Contributors:
Orme, Edward, 1775-1848, publisher.
Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, publisher.
Barnard, J. G., printer.
Clarke, J. (John), -approximately 1815, engraver.
Godby, J. (James), active 1798-1812, engraver.
Hamble, J. R., engraver.
Merke, Henri, engraver.
Pickett, William, 1792-1820, engraver.
Swaine, John, 1775-1860, engraver.
Craig, William Marshall, 1763 or 1764-1829, illustrator.
Orme, William, illustrator.
Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851, illustrator.
Tresham, Henry, 1749?-1814.
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