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The Old Opera House
Artist
William Capon (1757–1827)
Title
The Old Opera House
Description
The Italian Opera House, built by John Vanbrugh, at the Haymarket before it was destroyed by a fire on 17 June 1789: this work of art was earlier published in Charles John Smith's Historical and Literary Antiquities,[1] Messrs Bernard Quaritch, Ltd.[2] The book and print was republished as: Smith, Charles John () Historical and Literary Curiosities, London: Chatto and Windus, Piccadilly, pp. Plate 97 Retrieved on .
Date 1783[3]
Medium watercolor over pencil drawing on paper
Dimensions Height: 17.8 cm (7 ″); Width: 21.2 cm (8.3 ″)
dimensions QS:P2048,17.8U174728;P2049,21.2U174728
H Beard Print Collection
Current location
Victoria & Albert Museum
Accession number
S.4169-2009
Source/Photographer https://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O187676/watercolour-h-beard-print-collection/
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References

  1. Berg, Albert Ellery () "The English Stage" in The Drama, Painting, Poetry, and Song, New York, United States: P. F. Collier, pp. p. 171 Retrieved on .
  2. Morgan, Robert Burns () "Illustrations" in Readings in English Social History, Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press, pp. p. xxvii Retrieved on .
  3. Lawrence, William John; Sonneck, Oscar George Theodore (ed) (January 1921). "The Early Years of the First English Opera House". The Music Quarterly 7 (1): Opposite p. 104. New York, United States: G. Schirmer. Retrieved on 2011-02-10.

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