image © Trustees of the British Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
image © Trustees of the British Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

Funeral procession of the late Lord Viscount Nelson

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View of the Thames with a procession of boats, many flying flags, Nelson's coffin under a canopy on boat with trumpeter at left, a cloud of smoke behind from gun fired from adjacent vessel; the bank lined with soldiers and crowds, Greenwich hospital behind. 1806. Hand-coloured aquatint and etching.
Additional Makers: Publisher - James Cundee; Print maker - John Hill
Inscription: Lettered below image with title, production detail: "Engraved by I. Hill from a drawing made by C. A. Pugin, during the time of the Procession" and publication line: "Published as the Act directs April 1, 1806; by James Cundee, Albion Press, Ivy Lane, Paternoster Row, London"
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Old Royal Naval College, London, England

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