Admiral Earl St Vincent - A Portrait by Hoppner

With Graffiti

From the Naval History of Great Britain 1793 - 1827 in 6 Volumes by William James - printed 1837 with additional comments - possible by Edward Henning whose name appears inside the front cover - dateline 1838.

Old Jackass
Old Fool
Old Tyrant
A Formal Blockhead
Nelson fought for the honour
and the above fool gained it
Nicelyhose James is related to him in some degree
or else he wouldn't be so
Foolish to have him represented.

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