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Mr.B finds Pamela writing: P.16-1979

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Mr.B finds Pamela writing
Plate 1: Pamela writing in her late Lady's dressing room
Adventures of Pamela

Maker(s)

Truchy, Laurent (Printmaker)
After Highmore, Joseph (Painter)
After Richardson, Samuel (Author)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1979) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

18th century
Production date: AD 1745

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Engraving Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Pamela is represented in this first Piece, writing in her late Lady's dressing room, her History being known only by her letters. She is here surprised by Mr. B. who improves this occasion to further his designs.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Pamela est représentée en ce premier tableau écrivant dans le cabinet de toilette de sa defunte Maitresse son Histoire n'étant connue que par ses lettres elle est surprise par Mr. B. qui profile de cette occasion pour pousser ses vues.
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.16-1979
Primary reference Number: 229632
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Audit data

Created: Friday 30 August 2019 Updated: Tuesday 5 July 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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