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Lady Hamilton.

Lady Hamilton.
Lady Hamilton.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: PZ8829
Description: Emma Hamilton was born Amy Lyon in 1765 and was the daughter of a Wirral blacksmith, who died soon after her birth. She was the lover of Horatio Nelson from 1799 until Nelson's death in 1805. Emma bore him a daughter, Horatia, in 1801.
Creator: George Romney (1734-1802), Norman Hirst (engraver)
Date: 19th century
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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