Only Connect - William Hamilton <> Emma Hamilton
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A Cognocenti contemplating ye Beauties of ye Antique (Emma (née Lyon), Lady Hamilton; Horatio Nelson; Sir William Hamilton)
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 11 February 1801
Emma (née Lyon), Lady Hamilton
by Richard Cosway
Horatio Nelson and William and Emma Hamilton met the composer Franz Joseph Haydn in 1801. Nelson gave Haydn a watch, and Haydn gave him a pen – both tools of their trades.
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