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Drunken sailors round a table cheering and throwing their hats in the air as a man with a wooden leg recounts the Battle of the Nile. Reproduction of an etching by C. H., c. 1825, after G. Cruikshank.

Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878.
Date
1 July 1825

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Credit: Drunken sailors round a table cheering and throwing their hats in the air as a man with a wooden leg recounts the Battle of the Nile. Reproduction of an etching by C. H., c. 1825, after G. Cruikshank. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


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The battle of the Nile. The parlour of "the jolly sailor," Jack Rattlin - while giving a description of the Battle of the Nile - shouting "boarders on the starboard bow!" the entire company of "old nilers" rising enthusiastically to the spirit of the occasion. ; G. Cruikshank fect. ; C. H. sc.

Publication/Creation

London (Ivy Lane) : J. Robins & co, 1 July 1825.

Physical description

1 print : process print after an etching ; image 10.9 x 15 cm

Notes

An additional print (Wellcome Library catalogue no. 26925i) is on the reverse of the same sheet

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 26924i

Language

  • English


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