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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

After Thomas Jones Barker (1815-82)

'Nelson on the quarter deck of the San Josef, receiving the swords of the vanquished Spaniards, February 14 1797' c. 1855

Carbon print | 13.1 x 22.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2905995

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Photograph of a painting of Admiral Horatio Nelson (1758-1805) who stands facing three-quarters to the right with his left hand outstretched towards the Captain of the San Josef who stands with his back to the viewer. A bargeman stands alongside Nelson with the swords of the vanquished Spanish under his arm. Various other British and Spanish Officers and wounded members of crew are also represented on board the San Josef, captured by Nelson during the battle of Cape Vincent.

  • Creator(s)

    After Thomas Jones Barker (1815-82) (artist)

    Gustav William Henry Mullins (1854-1921) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Horatio Nelson (1758-1805)
    San Josef (ship)
  • 13.1 x 22.9 cm (image)

  • From an album of photographs collected and arranged by Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • War operations
            • Battles
              • Naval battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the eighteenth century
              • Wars of the French Revolution (1792-1802)
                • Anglo-Spanish War (1796-1808)
                  • Battle of Cape St Vincent, 1797 (Anglo-Spanish War)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Portugal
          • Cape St. Vincent [Portugal]