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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 33

    James McArdell (1729-1765), after Thomas Jenkins

    Benjamin Hallett

    Price Realised  


    James McArdell (1729-1765), after Thomas Jenkins
    Benjamin Hallett
    mezzotint on laid paper, trimmed on or just outside of the plate mark
    P. 16¾ x 11 13/16in. (42.5 x 30cm.)

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    Benjamin Hallett, a child not five years old, who under the tuition of Mr Oswald, performed on the flute at Drury Lane Theatre in 1748, for 50 nights with extraordinary skill & applause, and in the following year was able to play his part in any concert on the Violincello

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