'Rich's Glory' - drawing by William Hogarth. Engraved by T. Cook. John Rich's triumphal entry to London's Covent Garden opera site, 1729. Also known as 'Rich's Glory'. First house opened 7th Dec 1732. Royal patent given to John Rich by his father Christopher. (Covent Garden opera house known as Theatre Royal because of this). Huge Success of Gay's Beggars Opera at Lincoln Inn Fields gave enough money to build first Covent Garden theatre.
Contributor:Lebrecht Music & Arts / Alamy Stock Photo
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Dimensions:5450 x 3260 px | 46.1 x 27.6 cm | 18.2 x 10.9 inches | 300dpi
Date taken:16 January 2013
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