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        Dido in Despair, published by Hannah Humphrey, 1801

        Gillray, James (1757-1815). English. Medium: hand-coloured etching. Date: 1801. Lady Emma Hamilton (1761-1815) laments the departure of her 'Aeneas' or Lord Horatio Nelson (1758-1805); the album 'Studies of Academic Attitudes taken from Life'; mention of the 'old Antique' is a satirical reference to her husband, Sir William Hamilton (1730-1803) collector and antiquarian; Provenance: Private Collection.

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