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Pamela preparing to go home: P.19-1979

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Current Location: In storage


Pamela preparing to go home
Plate 4
Adventures of Pamela


Printmaker: Benoist, Antoine
Painter: Highmore, Joseph (After)
Author: Richardson, Samuel (After)



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: Pamela having divided her clothes into three bundles, in order to leave the house, rejects / that containing her Masters presents, calling it the wicked bundle and harangues over her own little / parcel, which she huggs in her arms; this occasions an exclamation from Mrs. Jervis: Mr. B. in the closet / listening.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Pamela ayant separe ses hardes en trois paquets, dans le dessein de quitter la maison,/ fait un discours touchant au sujet du sien propre, qu'elle tient entre ses bras; ce qui donne lieu a/ Jervis de faire des exclamations M.r B. est aux ecoutes dans le cabinet.
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

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Accession number: P.19-1979
Primary reference Number: 229635
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Created: Friday 30 August 2019 Updated: Tuesday 5 July 2022 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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