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Barrington detected picking the Pocket / of Prince Orlov...

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1932,0330.26

  • Title (object)

    • Barrington detected picking the Pocket / of Prince Orlov...
  • Description

    Portrait of George Barrington, standing under a chandelier in a box at Covent Garden Theatre, attempting to pick the pocket of Prince Orlov; outline of figures seen behind, row of figures in foreground below. 1790
    Etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1790
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 190 millimetres
    • Width: 113 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below below image with the title, continuing 'in the Front Boxes at the Covent / Garden Theatre, of a Snuff Box set with / Diamonds supposed to be worth £30,000.' and 'Published as the Act directs, Octr, 6th, 1790, by G. Kearsley Fleet Street.'
  • Bibliography

    • O'Donoghue 1908-25 undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (BH/FF10/Portraits British CX P4)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1932

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1932,0330.26

Portrait of George Barrington, standing under a chandelier in a box at Covent Garden Theatre, attempting to pick the pocket of Prince Orlov; outline of figures seen behind, row of figures in foreground below.  1790<br/>Etching

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Portrait of George Barrington, standing under a chandelier in a box at Covent Garden Theatre, attempting to pick the pocket of Prince Orlov; outline of figures seen behind, row of figures in foreground below. 1790
Etching

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