Lord Nelson Yarmouth etching coming to PFC Auctions



2015-06-26 13:55:15

Lord Nelson Yarmouth etching coming to PFC Auctions

The etching shows Lord Nelson arriving in Great Yarmouth in around 1800

Bidding on an etching of Lord Nelson arriving in to Great Yarmouth starts at 500 ($820)in PFC Auctions' latest sale, which ends on October 1.

The Nelson etching features a letter of provenance from a descendant of the artist

Produced by John Buckle-Barlee circa 1800, the illustration features a note of provenance on the reverse that reads:

"The original paper is under this with my Great Grandmother's writing.

"Anne Beatty nee Buckle-Barlee whose brother John etched Nelson after he landed at Yarmouth..."

It's displayed in a stunningglass-fronted brass frame.

Nelson memorabilia is hugely popular among collectors, with a signed letter realising 54,500 ($82,885) in July last year.

Other lots in the sale include a cigar smoked by Winston Churchill, a signed copy of the Rolling Stones' Tattoo You and a mask worn by Lady Gaga in her Manifesto of a Monster video

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