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Pamela leaves Mr B's house in Bedfordshire: P.20-1979

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Current Location: In storage


Pamela leaves Mr B's house in Bedfordshire
Plate 5
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 setting out in the travelling chariot (for her fathers, as she is made to / believe), takes her farewell of Mrs. Jervis and the other servants: Mr. B. observing / her from the window, by whose private order she is carried into Lincolnshire.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Pamela prete a partir dans le carosse de voyage (s'imiginant qu'on va la conduire / chez son pere,) prend conge de Jervis et des autres domestiques. M.r B. qui a / donne des ordres secrets pour la mener a son autre maison la regarde de la fenetre.
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.20-1979
Primary reference Number: 229636
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Created: Friday 30 August 2019 Updated: Tuesday 5 July 2022 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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

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