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        The Beggar's Opera, Scene III, Act XI, c.1728

        Hogarth, William (1697-1764) (after). English. Medium: engraving. Date: 18th Century. Charles Powlett, 3rd Duke of Bolton (1685-1754) is shown seated in the audience on the extreme right, he began an affair with Lavinia Fenton (1708-60), who is shown playing Polly Peachum, and eventually married her in 1751; in this scene Polly Peachum and Lucy Lockit plead for the life of the highwayman Macheath; Provenance: Private Collection.

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