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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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