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1783-1846 - Pall Mall (Westminster) Printsellers & Italy & place: Milan Printseller Anthony Molteno was born in 1751 in Milan. Once in London, he began by selling prints in the 1769-1801 - Orchard Street (Marylebone) Art Dealers & Printing & Printsellers & Italy & place: Florence Painter, publisher, and art dealer Antonio Cesare Poggi was born in 1744, probably in Florence. By 1782 he was dealing from no. 4 Orchard Street, 1767-1788 - Haymarket (Westminster) Instrument Making & Printsellers & Pyrotechnics & Italy Pyrotechnician Giovanni Battista Torre was born in 1760 (details are lacking). Having studied under the Franco-Italian theatre designer Giovanni 1781-1813 - Piccadilly (Westminster) Engravers & Printsellers & Italy & place: Naples Engraver, publisher, and print dealer Mariano Bovi [Bova] was born in 1758 in Naples. In 1781, he was sent by Ferdinand IV to London to be trained 1767-onwards - New Bond Street (Westminster) Galleries & Instrument Making & Printsellers & Italy P & D Colnaghi & Co is an art dealership in New Bond Street which claims to be the oldest commercial art gallery in the world, having been 1800-1849 - Newman Street (Fitzrovia) Animal Trade & Huguenots & Painting & Printsellers & Royalty & Swiss & place: Geneva Painter Jacques-Laurent Agasse was born on 24 March 1767 at Geneva. His family were merchants of Huguenot descent. The youngster showed an interest