The Greenwich History & Heritage Collection - Part 2: Lord Nelson - now available to buy!Posted September 19 2011
Our second print in the Greenwich History & Heritage collection
by John Vogl 'Vice Admiral Horatio Lord
Nelson' is now available to buy online and in-store.
The prints are printed by hand on French cover paper stock, measuring 18 x 24" each print is signed and numbered by John in an editions of 35 and 75.
The regular edition is printed using pewter ink, an edition of 75 and priced at £20 - Click here to order
The rarer colour variant is printed using metallic gold ink, an edition of only 35 and priced at £30 - Click here to order
Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté, (29 September 1758–21 October 1805) was a British flag officer famous for his service in the Royal Navy, particularly during the Napoleonic Wars.
He was noted for his inspirational leadership and superb grasp of strategy and unconventional tactics, which resulted in a number of decisive naval victories. He was wounded several times in combat, losing one arm and the sight in one eye. Of his several victories, the best known and notable was the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805, at the end of which he was shot and killed.
After Nelson's death, his corpse was taken to Greenwich. He lay in state in the Old Royal Naval College for three days, before being taken up river aboard a barge for his funeral at St Paul's Cathedral.
The third and fourth prints in the series will be unveiled at the 'Introducing: Kevin Tong & John Vogl' exhibition starting on October 13th at the Flood Gallery, click here for more details.