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Pamela leaves Mr B's house in Bedfordshire
(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
26.7 × 35.8 cm (image) 30.0 × 37.4 cm (plate) 31.3 × 40.3 cm irreg. (sheet, trimmed to platemark along top edge)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Inscription
printed in ink l.l.: Jos. Highmore inv. et pinx. / Pamela setting out in the travelling Chariot (for her Father’, as ʃhe is made to / believe) takes her farewel of Mrs. (. under r) Jervis, and the other servants; Mr. (. under r) B. observing / her from the window; by whose private order she is carried into Lincolnshire. / Published, accordi(…illeg) o Act of Parliament, 1st. (. under s) July 1762.
printed in ink l.c.: Pamela prête à partir dans le caroʃse de voyage (s’imaginant qu’on va la conduire / chez son pere,) prend congé de Madme. (. under m) Jervis et des autres domestiques. Mr. (. under r) B. qui a / donné des ordres secrets pour la mener a son autre maison la regarde de la fenêtre.
printed in ink l.r.: A Benoist. sculp. / 5.
Accession Number
1119.5-3
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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