It was estimated by christies in 2000 as potentially worth $15 million.
All the best pictures at Burghley have since been sold at christies.
At a sale at christies a young man present heard a valuable piece of plate going for 15s.
christies surrender had been thought censurable both by General Amherst and by Bouquet.
He sold this song to George Christie, of christies minstrels, and it made a decided hit.