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.