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'The Stage's Glory' (John Rich; possibly Francesca Cuzzoni; Francesco Bernardi ('Senesino'); probably Eliza Haywood (née Fowler))

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'The Stage's Glory' (John Rich; possibly Francesca Cuzzoni; Francesco Bernardi ('Senesino'); probably Eliza Haywood (née Fowler))

published by Robert Hulton
etching, circa 1731
Primary Collection
NPG L269.B8.19

On display in Room 11 on Floor 3 at the National Portrait Gallery

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  • Robert Hulton (active 1700-1740), Printseller and publisher. Artist or producer associated with 1 portrait.

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Current affairs

Legal proceedings in British courts are conducted in the English language for the first time.

Art and science

Sculptor Michael Rysbrack creates a monument to Newton in Westminster Abbey.
The influential Gentleman's Magazine is launched on 1 January.
Agriculturalist Jethro Tull publishes his pioneering treatise The New Horse-Houghing Husbandry.


International

Treaty of Vienna with Austria is signed by Philip Dormer Stanhope, 1st Earl of Chesterfield on behalf of Britain, marking the collapse of the Anglo-French Alliance (1727-1731) and the beginning of the Anglo-Austrian Alliance.
Trader Robert Jenkins has his ear cut off by Spanish coast guards in Cuba leading to the War of Jenkins' Ear in 1739.

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