Reminiscences of the Handel Festival. No 1 Messiah. 2 Miscellaneous Selection. 3 Israel in Egypt.From an Engraving in the Possession of the Sacred Harmonic Society, Exeter Hall, After the Picture by Hudson 1749.
Lithograph. 336 x 247mm. 13¼ x 9¾".
This is probably a cover from a souvenir programme for the Centennial Handel Festival held at the Crystal Palace in 1859. Music included the Messiah, the Dettingen Te Deum and Israel in Egypt. Performers included Clara Novello and Sims Reeves. The festival coincided with the centenary of Handel’s death. Georg Frideric Handel (1685-1759).
Ex Collection: Norman Blackburn.
[Ref: 20078] £50.00