Title: Horatio Nelson England Expects - Art Print
Artist: T. Wright
Lord Nelson was an English naval commander who died during the Battle of Trafalgar, leading Britain to victory over the French navy – a key moment in the Napoleonic Wars.
Get a print of the original painting (oil on canvas) for your collection.
A high quality art print of Lord Nelson.
Admiral Nelson painted by a local British artist.
Price doesn’t include framing.
Art print is delivered unframed and rolled up in a tube.
Both the canvas and paper options are printed in the United Kingdom.
Printed on Matt Textured Fine Art Agave 290 gsm paper using giclée inks.
The Fine Art Agave paper is made of agave sisal fibres (70%) and cotton (30%).
The Agave paper is acid and lignin free and very age resistant.
Printed on Museum Pro Canvas 385 gsm - Lustre
This top grade canvas is manufactured with a high quality 100% pure cotton base.
Print is delivered unframed and rolled up in a tube.
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Horatio Nelson was a British naval officer who played a key role in the Napoleonic Wars, particularly in the Battle of Trafalgar. He was born in 1758 in Norfolk, England, and joined the Royal Navy at the age of 12. He quickly rose through the ranks, gaining a reputation as a skilled and daring naval commander.
The Battle of Trafalgar took place on October 21, 1805, off the coast of southwestern Spain. Nelson commanded the British fleet, which was significantly outnumbered by the combined French and Spanish fleets. However, Nelson's tactical genius and his use of unconventional tactics enabled the British to achieve a decisive victory.
During the battle, Nelson famously signalled to his fleet, "England expects that every man will do his duty." The British fleet broke through the enemy line and engaged in close combat, ultimately capturing or destroying 22 of the 33 enemy ships. However, Nelson himself was fatally wounded by a French sharpshooter and died on board his ship, the HMS Victory, shortly after the battle ended.
The Battle of Trafalgar was a major turning point in the Napoleonic Wars, as it effectively ended Napoleon's plans to invade England and established British naval supremacy for the next century. Nelson became a national hero in Britain, and his death in battle only added to his legendary status. Today, he is widely regarded as one of Britain's greatest military heroes.