Only Connect - Horatio Nelson <> Emma Hamilton
How are these sitters connected?
Horatio Nelson’s adulterous romance with Emma Hamilton was a public scandal. Soon after his death at the Battle of Trafalgar, souvenir porcelain was on sale featuring them both.
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Artist and sitter interviews
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