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Pamela asks for Sir Jacob Swinford's blessing, by Laurent Truchy after Joseph Highmore

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An image of Pamela asks for Sir Jacob Swinford's blessing. Plate 11. 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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Pamela asks for Sir Jacob Swinford's blessing. Plate 11. 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.26-1979
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/13.0
  • Focal length: 80
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Andrew Norman
  • Image height: 819 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 237.19kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 13/1

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