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        Extirpation of the Plagues of Egypt:- Destruction of Revolutionary Crocodiles, 1798

        Gillray, James (1757-1815). English. Medium: hand-coloured etching. Date: 1798. Or - the British Hero Cleansing ye Mouth of ye Nile; refers to defeat of French navy at Aboukir Bay in 1798 by Admiral Horatio Nelson (1758-1805); French ships depicted as crocodiles; Provenance: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection, USA.

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