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Pamela shows Mr Williams a hiding place for their letters: P.21-1979

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Current Location: In storage


Pamela shows Mr Williams a hiding place for their letters
Plate 6
Adventures of Pamela


Benoist, Antoine (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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Engraving Etching

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  • Text: Pamela being now in the custody of Mrs. Jewkes, seizes an occasion (as they walking in the garden) to propose a correspondence with Mr. Williams, in order to contrive an escape, who agree to hide their letters between two tiles near the sun-flower
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Pamela, se voyant sous la garde de Madme. Jewkes saisit l’occasion, en se promenant dans le jardin, de / proposer une correspondance avec Mr. Williams dans la vue de concerter le moyen de s’évader et / et pour cet effet ils conviennent ensuit de cacher leurs lettres entre deux tuiles, auprès du Tournesol.
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.21-1979
Primary reference Number: 229637
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Created: Friday 30 August 2019 Updated: Tuesday 5 July 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

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

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