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LONDON, SATURDAY, JULY 1, 1899. Grose, F.S.A., which was engraved by Barto

lozzi. Mrs. George Dance, the widow of the CONTENTS. - No. 79.

artist's great-grandson, possessed in 1881 a NOTES :-Portraits by George Dance, 1- Dictionary of portrait of George Dance by Sir Thomas National Biography Notes and Corrections, 3–Marriage Lawrence, and also a good copy of the same. Customs and Defaulting Omens, 5– French Proper Names Mr. Green possesses a large scrapbook of -Epitaph of E. Weston, 6-"Spancel”-“Minute-men

sketches by Dance. It may be added that -Shelley at Oxford, 7.

the portraits by him in the Royal Academy QUERIES :-Admiral Tyler-"A gillyvine pen"-"Geleez Melius superius indumentum".

Parry

Library were purchased by order of resoArms, 1 – Titian at Warwick Castle-Palmer Family- lution of the Council, 14 January, 1813, Heraldic-Age of Human Bones-Kerr-"Old Clustrum" and as Dance was then alive they were pre-Blessing Cattle-Anglicisms - "Idyl” or “Idyll," 8–

sumably purchased from him. The abbrevia

tiong in the following list are: R.A.L. (Royal Taverner — Motto on Sundial – Marriages of Persons already married to Each Other-Andrew Brewer-Author Academy Library), N.P.G. (National Portrait of Quotation, 9.

Gallery), B.M. (British Museum), and R.C.S. REPLIES :-Chinese Medicine, 10—Waller–Irish Glibbes, (Royal College of Surgeons). Those marked or Coulins, 11—"Ringes"—Religious Foundation at Shere with an a indicate such of the sketches as

were engraved by W. Daniell and published taigne and East Anglia-Windsor Chairs—"Index," 12–

by him under the title of 'A Collection of Portrait of Tom Paine – "Janissary," 13 — “Dibble”Ancient Water-pipes, 14 – Two of Edward FitzGerald's Portraits, sketched from the Life since the Early Poems, 15– Lady Grange-M.P. claiming Payment Year 1793,' 1808-14. Those portraits which of Expenses - Holy Wells — “Shaving Hat," 16—"The

were reproduced to accompany my letterwhite faunch hind"-County Nicknames-Wind Indicator at Peckham- John Massy — The Three Sergeants'

in the Magazine of Art are indicated by

press Corpus Christi Day - Cricket, 17 – Jane Shore-Public the letter b. There are four which I have Schools with Branch Establishments, 18.

not been able to trace-Joah Bates, the Earl NOTES ON BOOKS :-Metcalfe's 'A Great Historic Peer- of Charlemont, Charles, first Earl Lucan, and age: the Earldom of Wiltes’-Ebsworth's "The Roxburghe Major-General Picton, all of which are in the Ballads'-Nevill's ‘Memoirs of Monsieur d'Artagnan.' engraved series ; probably these were given Notices to Correspondents.

to or purchased by the respective individuals,

and may now be in possession of their Notes,

descendants. PORTRAITS BY GEORGE DANCE, R.A.

Abernethy, J., surgeon.- Leggatt Bros.

a Agar, Charles, Earl of Normanton and Archbishop SINCE the publication of an article which of Dublin. - Lord Normanton. I contributed to the Magazine of Art of Allot, Rev. Dean of Raphoe.-Col. Sanders. October, 1898, I have drawn up a list of the Angerstein, J. J.-B.M. ; Mag. of Art, Oct., 1898. portraits sketched in pencil by George Dance, Armstrong, C., M.D.-P. & D. Colnaghi.

a Anstruther, Sir J.-Leggatt. with clue as to their present where - Arnold, San., Mus. Doc.-N.P.G. abouts. The majority of these portraits Bacon, J.-R.A.L. came under the hammer at Christie's on Baker, Geo.-Colnaghi. 17 July, 1898. A mere glance at the following Baldwin, Rd. Leggatt Bros. list will show its extraordinary interest and Banister, J.-N.P.G. variety. In many instances these profile - Banks, T., R.A.-R.A.L. Another.-B.M.

a Banks, Sir J.-Leggatt Bros. portraits are the only ones known to exist ; Barnard, l'hos., Bishop of Limerick.-Col. Sanders. and in any case this list will have a unique «Barry, J.-R.A.L. value to a large number of future inquirers. Bartolozzi, F.-R.A.L. In addition to the facts already published :Bates, Joah, musician, &c. concerning George Dance, Mr. Joseph J. Batty, R., M.D:-Col. Sanders.

Beaumont, Sir G.-N.P.G. Green, of Salisbury Gardens, Tunbridge Beechey, Sir W.-R.A.L. Wells,' has obligingly furnished me with a Bensley, R., actor.-Christie's, 15 May, 1899. good many other particulars. Dance married Berwick, J.-Col. Sanders. into a Quaker family, his wife being Mary, Blacker, Rev. P.-Thomas & Son.

Blake,

musician. - Thomas. daughter of Thomas Gurnell, Esq., of the

Blicke, Sir C.-R.C.S Manor House, Ealing Green, the event taking Bligh, Admiral.-N.P.G. place on 24 March, 1772. Dance took a Bonomi, J.-R.A.L. feading part in connexion with the banquet abBoswell

, James.-N.P.G.; Mag. of Art, Oct., 1898 at the Guildhall to the allied sovereigns (see Bourgeois, Sir F.-R.A.L. Gent. Mag., 1814, part ii. 179). The Gent.

Brettingham, R., architect.-B.M. Mag., 1791, part i. 493, states that he also Budd, Rd., physician.- Leggatt.

Brocklesby, Rd., physician.-B.M. painted ('sketched) a portrait of Francis Burch, Ed.-R.A.L.

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