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Portrait of William Smith, Esq., Aged 88, Formerly of the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane,
Mezzotint on laid paper
Second or third of three states
Print impression quality: Excellent
Dimensions (Plate): 355 x 255 mm (14 x 10 in.)
Signed in plate, lower right: “W. Ward A.R.A. sculpt. Engraver to their R.H. the Prince Regent and the Duke of York”; inscribed in pencil, lower center: [the sitter] “resided and died at Bury St. Edmunds, Sept. 13, 1819.”
Edition: Published April 8, 1819, by Jackson, 7 Newman Street
Accession number: 1970.11.2
Purchase funds, 1970
Bibliography: Chaloner Smith 76 only state; Russell p. 371 ii/iii or iii/iii; Frankau 267.
Work Type: print
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