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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 7

    Carington Bowles, Publishers, after R.Dighton

    The Contrast - Ve ave beat a you Dam-mi-na-bly - You Lye Damnably

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    Carington Bowles, Publishers, after R.Dighton
    The Contrast - Ve ave beat a you Dam-mi-na-bly - You Lye Damnably
    mezzotint on laid paper, extensively handcoloured with watercolour and gouache, with margins, published London, 1783, in a period 18th century frame
    P. 14¼ x 9 15/16in. (36.2 x 25.2cm.)


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    A Frenchman and Englishman disputing over the outcome of the recent war

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