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        Robert Powell, The Fire Eater, from 'Portraits and Faces of Remarkable and Eccentric Characters of London', published in 1819

        English School, (19th century). Medium: engraving. Date: 1819. Robert Powell (1718-80) English performer, he swallowed fire, red-hot coals, melted sealing wax and, reportedly, brimstone; he performed for British and European royalty; Provenance: Private Collection.

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