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Prints featuring Nelson are relatively uncritical. In Extirpation of the plagues of Egypt; - destruction of revolutionary crocodiles; - or - the British hero cleansing ye mouth of ye Nile (D12660) he celebrates Nelson’s victory at the battle of the Nile, with crocodiles in French tricolour colours representing the captured and sunk ships. Nelson in this print is active and virile, albeit mutilated by his wounds, and wields a club inscribed 'British Oak'. In The Hero of the Nile (D12668) Nelson is shown as a small figure, overwhelmed by the size of his decorations and the gifts received from the Sultan of Turkey after his victory at the Nile: Gillray’s caricature points fun at a man noted for his vanity as well as his skill as an admiral.

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Horatio Nelson ('Extirpation of the plagues of Egypt ..., by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12660

Horatio Nelson ('Extirpation of the plagues of Egypt ...

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and engraving, published 6 October 1798
NPG D12660

John Bull taking a luncheon: - or - British cooks, cramming old grumble-gizzard, with bonne-chére, by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12661

John Bull taking a luncheon: - or - British cooks, cramming old grumble-gizzard, with bonne-chére

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 24 October 1798
NPG D12661

Horatio Nelson ('The Hero of the Nile'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12668

Horatio Nelson ('The Hero of the Nile')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and stipple engraving, published 1 December 1798
NPG D12668

The death of Admiral Lord Nelson - in the moment of victory! (Horatio Nelson; Sir Thomas Masterman Hardy, 1st Bt), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12856

The death of Admiral Lord Nelson - in the moment of victory! (Horatio Nelson; Sir Thomas Masterman Hardy, 1st Bt)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 23 December 1805
NPG D12856