Lot 605

Horatio Nelson (1758-1805) Ephemera Collection - includes 'Admiral...

Auction Date: 23/06/2022 at 09:30 am

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Horatio Nelson (1758-1805) Ephemera Collection - includes 'Admiral Nelson has lost his right arm…' original edition of The Star date 2 Sep 1797 containing an extensive report on the battle of Tenerife in which Nelson lost his right arm, t/w 'The Trafalgar Dispatch' The Royal Gazette original newspaper 28 Dec 1805 published in Jamaica containing the Trafalgar dispatch, with considerable additional information on the Battle of Trafalgar and the death of Nelson, plus 'The Battle of the Nile' original newspapers London Gazette 24 Nov 1798 and Bell's Weekly Messenger 21 Oct 1798 containing the Proclamation of George III, reports in the wake of the Battle of the Nile et al, also a letter written by W Pringle dated Edinburgh Oct 25 1798 discussing the news of the day 'The accounts of Nelson's victory was the most glorious news…it had been a hard fought business….also includes a framed 'Horatio Nelson' print dated 1822 (6)

Hammer Price: £140.00