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Pamela in the bedroom with Mrs Jewkes and Mr B
(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
26.3 × 35.5 cm (image) 30.0 × 37.3 cm (plate) 31.5 × 40.7 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 undreʃsing herself (Mrs Jewkes being first got to bed) / while Mr. (. under r) B. disguised in the maids clothes, with the apron thrown / over his face, is impatiently waiting for the execution of his plot. / Published, according to Act of Parliament, July 1st. (. under s) 1762
printed in ink l.c.: Pamela déshabille Madme. (. under me) Jewkes étant deja couchée; tandis que / Mr. (. under r) B. déguisé sous les habits de la servante, et le tablier sur le visage, / attend avec impatience le moment d’éxécuter son deʃsin.
printed in ink l.r.: L. Truchy ʃculp. / 7
Accession Number
1119.7-3
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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