Auction: 22066 - Historical Documents, Postal History & Autographs - Featuring the Robin Hunt Collection
The Robin Hunt Collection
Four British produced pictorial prints: "Ever Memorable Battle off Cape Trafalgar: 21 October 1805" (490x600mm.) laid on card featuring a coloured map of the seas with the entire named fleet and a vignette depicting the death of Admiral Sir Richard Strachan; "Plan of the Attack by Lord Nelson, on the Combined Fleet, October 21st, 1805" (480x680mm.) laid on card featuring a colour vignette with the named fleet of the British Navy and the "Enemy's Frigates", some of these names being added in manuscript with various other manuscript insertions, marvellous colour print "The Funeral Procession of Bonaparte, as it proceeded from Old Long Wood along the edge of Ruperts Valley. The Troops drawn up with arms reversed, after the Procession had passed, followed up in the rear" (555x225mm.) laid on card, engraved by Alken and Sutherland, superb colour print "The Tomb of Bonaparte. Who was Intee'd at his own request, under some Willow Trees, near a Spring from which he daily sent for the Water used at his Table. Taken by Capt. Marryat" (400x330mm.). A fine and rare group.
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