Only Connect - William Hamilton <> Charles Burney
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A Cognocenti contemplating ye Beauties of ye Antique' (Emma (née Lyon), Lady Hamilton; Horatio Nelson; Sir William Hamilton)
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 11 February 1801
by George Dance
In Naples, in sight of the volcano Vesuvius, Charles Burney had ‘a long dish of musical talk’ with William Hamilton and ‘Mrs H.’ He noted: ‘-the Mountain was very turbulent all night.’
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