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Mr.B finds Pamela writing, by Laurent Truchy after Joseph Highmore

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An image of Mr.B finds Pamela writing. Plate 1: Pamela writing in her late Lady's dressing room. Adventures of Pamela. Truchy, Laurent (French, 1721 (1731?)-1764). After Highmore, Joseph (British, 1692-1780). Richardson, Samuel, author. Etching, engraving, 1745.

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Mr.B finds Pamela writing. Plate 1: Pamela writing in her late Lady's dressing room. Adventures of Pamela. Truchy, Laurent (French, 1721 (1731?)-1764). After Highmore, Joseph (British, 1692-1780). Richardson, Samuel, author. Etching, engraving, 1745.

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  • Accession Number: P.16-1979
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/13.0
  • Focal length: 80
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Andrew Norman
  • Image height: 810 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 220.22kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 13/1

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18th Century aristocracy aristocratic British School characters clothes clothing coat costume dress dressing dressing room Early Rococo English engraving etching fashion fashionable female fictional Fitz_PDP French frock coat gentleman Georgian gown grey wig Highmore interior Joseph Highmore ladies lady Laurent Truchy letter writing letters literary literary figures literature maids maidservant male overcoat Pamela powdered wig print Rococo Samuel Richardson seated sitting Truchy wigs woman writing a letter

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