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Lord Nelson Grand Funeral Car engraving

Lord Nelson's Funeral Car

$380.00

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Original antique military / naval print
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A Perspective View of the Grand Funeral Car which carried the body of the much lamented Lord Nelson. ' An illustration of the funeral car which carried the coffin of Lord Nelson to St Paul's Cathedral. Underneath the print is text describing the car in detail and the following poem : So moves the Corpse upon the trophied Bier, Mourn'd by his King! embalm'd with Englands Tear! To that fam'd Church that lifts its tow'ring Head- The future Mansion of the Patriot dead! The Hero's Manes there in Peace shall rest, While his loved Image lives in ev'ry breast. Vide NELSON'S TOMB, a Poem, by W.T. Fitzgerald, Esq.
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artist N Heideloff (publisher)
method Aquatint with original hand-colouring
date 1806
size 380mm by 250mm (sheet)
SKU MN3568