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

Untitled (Illustration to James Ralfe's 'The naval chronology of Great Britain')

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Illustration to James Ralfe's 'The naval chronology of Great Britain'; design for a mausoleum to those who fell in the battle of Trafalgar, huge statue of Nelson standing in centre with corinthian columns behind, other sculptures in niches in the background, figures in the foreground and plaque reading 'Trafalgar' in ceiling. 1820. Hand-coloured aquatint and etching.
Additional Makers: Print maker - Thomas Sutherland; Publisher - Whitmore & Fenn
Inscription: Lettered below image with production detail: "F. Mackenzie delt.", "T. Sutherland sculpt." and publication line: "Published Feby. 1, 1820 by Whitmore & Fenn, Charing Cross London"
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