Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Titel:
The life, studies and works of Benjamin West, Esq. president of The Royal Academy of London
Person:
Galt, John
Persistente ID:
urn:nbn:de:gbv:wim2-g-1662038
PURL:
https://digitalesammlungen.uni-weimar.de/viewer/resolver?urn=urn:nbn:de:gbv:wim2-g-1662948
35 
The wife of 
her beauty, 
Mr. 
and 
Ross was greatly admired for 
she had several children who 
were so remarkable in this respect as to be 
objects of general notice. One day when Mr. 
Flower was dining with them, he advised his 
friend 
to 
have 
their 
portraits 
taken ; 
and 
men- 
tioned 
that 
theY 
would 
be 
excellent 
subjects 
for 
West. 
Application 
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in 
conse- 
quence 
made 
to 
old 
Mr. West, 
and 
permission 
obtained 
for 
the 
little Artist 
to 
go 
IO 
Lancaster 
for the purpose of 
taking 
the 
likenesses of 
Mrs. 
Ross 
and her family. 
Such was the success with 
he executed 
which 
this 
task, 
that 
the 
sphere of 
his 
celebrity 
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greatly enlarged ; 
and 
S0 
HIGPOUS 
were 
the 
applications 
for 
portraits, 
that 
it 
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with 
difliculty he 
could 
find 
time 
to 
tisfy the demands of 
his admirers. 
Among 
those 
who 
sent 
to 
him 
in 
this 
early 
stage 
of 
his 
career, 
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PBPSOII 
of 
the 
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of 
William 
Henry. 
He 
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able 
mechanic, 
and 
had 
acquired a handsome fortune 
by his profession of a gunsmith. 
indeed, in several respects, an 
Henry was, 
extraordinary 
man: 
and 
possessed 
the 
power generally attend-
        

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