Nelson & His World

Discussion on the life and times of Admiral Lord Nelson
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 Post subject: Interesting portrait
PostPosted: Sat Nov 07, 2020 9:39 pm 
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I came across this portrait of Richard Nicholson, chief carpenter in HMS Bellerophon at Trafalgar. I thought it interesting as'
one rarely sees portraits of the lower ranks, though portraits of officers abound.

It is not a particularly fine picture, probably done by an itinerant artist, but think he has caught something of the man - he seems both tough and humorous.

https://www.loveantiques.com/items/list ... n-LA219494

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