Only Connect - Madame Vestris <> Leigh Hunt
How are these sitters connected?
Actress and singer Eliza Vestris advanced James Henry Leigh Hunt £100 for his play, A Legend of Florence. She believed that the fee entitled her to change the structure and plot.
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William Eggleston was closely associated with the alternative music scene in Memphis. Revisit our 2016 exhibition and listen to a special playlist.
Links to audio and transcripts of interviews with artists, sitters and historic recordings.