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Pamela and Mr.B in the summer house: P.17-1979

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Pamela and Mr.B in the summer house
Plate 2
Adventures of Pamela


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


18th century
Production date: AD 1745

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  • Text: Mr. B. Expostulating with Pamela in the Summer house after some liberties taken Mrs. Jervis (who is seen through the window) having just before left her.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Mr. B tache d'adoucit Pamela apres avoir pris / quelques libertés. Jervis qui vient de la quitter / est vue au travers des chassis.
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.17-1979
Primary reference Number: 229633
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Created: Friday 30 August 2019 Updated: Tuesday 1 October 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 18 May 2022

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

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