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Collection name Seaton Delaval Hall
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Description Despite containing a large collection of items, Seaton Delaval Hall has almost no items in its collection which relate to music. The exceptions lie in the paintings collection, which contains two portraits of family members with musical instruments: Sophia Anne Delaval (1755-1793) tuning a mandolin, and Elizabeth Delaval (1757-1785) playing a lyre. Both were painted by William Bell, in 1770 and 1774 respectively.

The artworks may be viewed on www.nationaltrustcollections.org.uk and www.artuk.org.

Jonathan Frank, May 2020

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Associated People and Organisations Sophia Anne Delaval 1755 - 1793 Elizabeth Delaval 1757 - 1785 William Bell -
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Associated Times 18th Century
Associated Content Mandolin
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National Trust, Seaton Delaval Hall

The Avenue Seaton Sluice NE26 4QR Open Map
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Website https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/seaton-delaval-hall
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Building Information A place of great theatre and drama.
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