Emma, Lady Hamilton
Emma, Lady Hamilton (26 April 1765 – 15 January 1815) is best remembered as the mistress of Lord Nelson and as the muse of George Romney. See more…
ca 1800 Lady Nelson, Lord Nelson's wife. While on duty in the Caribbean Nelson met Frances "Fanny" Nisbet, a young widow from a Nevis West Indies plantation family. Nelson and Nisbet were married at Montpelier Estate on the island of Nevis on 11 March 1787, shortly before the end of his tour of duty in the Caribbean
SICHEL, Walter. Emma Lady Hamilton. London: Archibald Constable, 1905. 8° (210 x 135mm). Plates. (Light spotting to first few leaves.) Blue morocco gilt by Sangorski & Sutcliffe for Charles Sawyer in 'Cosway' style with original portrait miniature of the subject mounted on front pastedown, covers and spine decorated with small red morocco onlays forming rose petals, morocco pastedowns and silk liners, gilt edges (upper joints restored). Provenance: F. E. Dinshaw (book label).
Miniature portrait - SICHEL, Walter. Emma Lady Hamilton. London: Archibald Constable, 1905.