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    Sale 5437

    British Mezzotints and Printed Handkerchiefs from the Collection of the Honourable Christopher Lennox-Boyd

    12 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 5

    Carington Bowles, Publishers

    A Flat between Two Sharps - Law is like new fashion, folks are bewitched to get into it, - It is also like bad weather, most people are very glad when they get out of it.

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    Carington Bowles, Publishers
    A Flat between Two Sharps - Law is like new fashion, folks are bewitched to get into it, - It is also like bad weather, most people are very glad when they get out of it.
    mezzotint on laid paper, extensively handcoloured with watercolour and gouache, with margins, published London, 1791, in a period 18th century frame
    P. 13 7/8 x 9¾in. (35.2 x 24.8cm.)


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    Outside of Westminster Hall stands a countryman looking bewildered, his companions a solicitor and barrister appear to be taking advantage of his simplicity

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