Image taken from page 245 of 'Old & New London. By W. Thornbury and Edward Walford. Illustrated' Image taken from page 245 of 'Old & New London
RMHBR7N0Image taken from page 245 of 'Old & New London. By W. Thornbury and Edward Walford. Illustrated' Image taken from page 245 of 'Old & New London
'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.
RMKH92TY'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.
'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.
RMKH92TC'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.