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[Elizabeth, Duchess of Devonshire], Rome, to [Thomas Lawrence]

RA Collection: Archive

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[Elizabeth, Duchess of Devonshire], Rome, to [Thomas Lawrence]


16 Dec 1820



Extent & medium

1 piece

Content Description

She feels that the pius Pope and virtuous Cardinal are protecting Rome from the tumult and faction elsewhere in Italy, foreign visitors arrive from Naples daily, she reports that the King of Naples has fled to Leghorn; she discusses the Queen and the publics attitude to the King; she advises that Lawrence has mezzotints made of his portraits of the Pope and the Cardinal, for sale abroad.