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Pamela and Mr B in the Summer House
(1745); published 1762
from a series of twelve illustrations to Pamela by Samuel Richardson, 1745, 2nd edition, published by John Boydell, London, 1762

Medium
engraving
Measurements
26.9 × 35.8 cm (image) 30.2 × 37.5 cm (plate) 31.0 × 40.6 cm irreg. (sheet, trimmed to platemark along top edge)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Edition
2nd edition
Inscription
printed in ink l.l.: Jos. Highmore inv. et pinx. / Mr. (. under r) B. expostulating with Pamela in the Summer house / after some liberties taken · Mr.s (. under r) Jervis (who is seen through / the Window) having just left her. / Publish’d according to Act of Parliament July 1s.t (. under t) 1762.
printed in ink l.c.: Mr. (. under r) B. tache d’adoucir Pamela apres avoir pris / quelques libertés. Madm.e (. under m) Jervis qui vient de la quitter / est vüe au travers de chaʃsis.
printed in ink l.r.: L. Truchy sculp. / 2
Accession Number
1119.2-3
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1921
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display

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