1 Portrait of Nelson [1758 - 1805 after R. Bowyer]
The Most Noble Lord Horatio Nelson, Ist Viscount and Baron Nelson of the Nile and of Burnham Thorpe and Hillborough in the County of Norfolk, 1st Duke of Bronté in the Kingdom of Sicily, Knight of Order of the Bath,Vice Admiral of the White Squadron of the Fleet, Commander in Chief of his Majesty's Ships and Vessels in the Mediterranean, Knight Grand Cross of the Sicilian Order of St Ferdinand and of Merit, Member of the Ottoman Order of the Crescent, Knight Grand Commander of the Order of St Joachim, to mention just some of his titles and awards.
2 Storming a post at San Juan [13-25 April 1777 After W. Bromley]
A lively battle scene against the heavily fortified castle on Lake Nicaragua. Soldiers charge the defences from right, under the command of Captain Nelson despite his suffering from Maleria. The body of a Spanish defender lies in the left foreground.
3 Boarding the San Nicolas [14 Feb 1797 After W. Bromley]
The pikes of the Spanish defenders to repell boarders were no defence against the courage, Cutlases and boarding axes, as Nelson led his men across what hereafter became known as 'A Nelson Bridge' following this incident.
4 Affair of Teneriffe [sic] [22-25 July 1797 After W. Bromley]
During the disasterous attempt to storm the Spanish held mole at Santa Cruz, over 155 men were killed and many more wounded. An over confident Admiral Nelson was severely wounded, his right arm was later amputed.In this image Josiah Nisbet assists the wounded Nelson into a barge below a cannon firing from the battlements.
5 Battle of the Nile [1 August 1798 After W. Bromley]
See above illustration and description.
6 Battle of Trafalgar [21 October 1805 After W. Bromley]
"They have done for me at last,Hardy" said Nelson as three men assist the mortally wounded Admiral to the orlop deck below. Meanwhile the battle rages amid the smoke, musket and cannon fire on the 'Victory's' deck and rigging above.