Only Connect - William Hamilton <> Joseph Haydn
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A Cognocenti contemplating ye Beauties of ye Antique (Emma Hamilton; Horatio Nelson; Sir William Hamilton)
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 11 February 1801
by William Daniell, after George Dance
published 1 July 1809 (20 March 1794)
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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