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Sir Sidney Smith

Etching of Sir Sidney Smith by John Eckstein 1808. Depicts Smith at Acre in 1799 helping to defend the city with Ahmad al Djazzar Pasha. V & A Collection.

Caroline of Brunswick (1768-1821), Queen of George IV

Caroline of Brunswick, wife of George IV. Sir Sidney became one of her lovers in 1802.

Famous Napoleonic Mameluke Scimitar Sword www.militaryheritage.com508 × 666Search by image Sir William Sydney Smith of the Royal Navy in 1799 assisting the Turks at Acre