The Collections

K+ Emma Hamilton

Created: 23.02.17


  • Name
  • Artist / Maker
  • Date made
  • ID
  • British School, 18th century
    18th century
    pu3239
    Emma, Lady Hamilton

    Technique includes stipple. Hand-coloured. A print showing Emma Hamilton gazing upwards. She wears an empire-line dress and a loosely bound turban. The soft tones of the engraving are intended to imitate a watercolour sketch with a slight colouring of blush…

  • Romney, George
    Mid 18th century to early 19th century
    bhc2261
    Emma, Lady Hamilton (1765-1815) as Cassandra

    A copy of a study of Emma Hart, by George Romney. She is shown posing as Cassandra from Shakespeare’s ‘Troilus and Cressida’. Romney’s Cassandra painting was among his contributions to Alderman John Boydell’s celebrated Shakespeare Gallery. Emma met Romney in…