Wed, 20th Apr 2011 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Princess)

 
Lot 57
 

57

NELSON RETURNING TO ENGLAND VIA PRAGUE AFTER...

NELSON RETURNING TO ENGLAND VIA PRAGUE AFTER THE BATTLE OF THE NILE
Nelson arrives at Prague on the 28th of October, spent also the 29th, his birthday. Had audience with the Archduke Charles, saw the curiosities of the city, and continued on the 30th on his journey to London by Dresden with Sir William and Lady Hamilton. In the superb library of the monks called Premonjtralenses, Lord Nelson signed his name with his left hand, his right having been shot off... -- 25cm. column space, page 3, in a complete issue of The Times, dated 30th of October, 1800

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NELSON RETURNING TO ENGLAND VIA PRAGUE AFTER THE BATTLE OF THE NILE
Nelson arrives at Prague on the 28th of October, spent also the 29th, his birthday. Had audience with the Archduke Charles, saw the curiosities of the city, and continued on the 30th on his journey to London by Dresden with Sir William and Lady Hamilton. In the superb library of the monks called Premonjtralenses, Lord Nelson signed his name with his left hand, his right having been shot off... -- 25cm. column space, page 3, in a complete issue of The Times, dated 30th of October, 1800