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Image ID: Call Number: Creator: Woodward & Roberts Title: A Sailor sitting for his Miniature.

THE FALL OF WASHINGTON -- OR MADDY IN FULL FLIGHT  S.W. Fores, 1814

THE FALL OF WASHINGTON -- OR MADDY IN FULL FLIGHT S.W. Fores, 1814

E-s (artist), Thomas Legg (publisher), The Yankey Torpedo (November 1813), National Maritime Museum This caricature was inspired by the invention of the torpedo by American engineer Robert Fulton, used to devastating effect against the British during the War of 1812 (1812-15). The torpedo is represented by the immeasurable terror of a horrific sea monster, the Devil, and Death. A defiant Jack Tar presents his bottom to the threat, inviting his enemy to "kiss my–tafferal" (part of a ship's…

E-s (artist), Thomas Legg (publisher), The Yankey Torpedo (November 1813), National Maritime Museum This caricature was inspired by the invention of the torpedo by American engineer Robert Fulton, used to devastating effect against the British during the War of 1812 (1812-15). The torpedo is represented by the immeasurable terror of a horrific sea monster, the Devil, and Death. A defiant Jack Tar presents his bottom to the threat, inviting his enemy to "kiss my–tafferal" (part of a ship's…

British Tars, towing the Danish Fleet into Harbour; the Broadbottom Leviathan trying to swamp Billy’s old-Boat, & the little Corsican tottering on the Clouds of Ambition. Caricature by James Gillray, 1807. George Canning, roguish and alert, sits and tows. Napoleon dances over the flames in a thwarted rage.

British Tars, towing the Danish Fleet into Harbour; the Broadbottom Leviathan…

Print | S. W. Fores | V Search the Collections ca. 1807

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Caricature of an English sailor in control of the Danish fleet and so thwarting Napoleon, shown in the distance, from gaining control of it. 1807 V&A museum object

FOR DESCRIPTION SEE GEORGE (BMSat)  Hand-coloured etching

FOR DESCRIPTION SEE GEORGE (BMSat) Hand-coloured etching

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Britannia in tribulation for the loss of her Allies or John Bulls advice.

Lewis Walpole Library Digital Collection

Lewis Walpole Library Digital Collection

FOR DESCRIPTION SEE GEORGE (BMSat)  Hand-coloured etching

Image gallery: The sailors poled.

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"Jack Hove Down with the Grog Blossom Fever" by:Thomas Tegg;1811. National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London

"Jack Hove Down with the Grog Blossom Fever" by:Thomas National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London

The Yankey Torpedo ca.

The Yankey Torpedo  ca. 1813