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Pamela and Lady Davers: P.25-1979

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Pamela and Lady Davers
Plate 10
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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Engraving Etching

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  • Text: Pamela dressed in order to Mr. B. at Sr. Simon Darford’s, is prevented by the sudden / arrival of Lady Davers, who forcibly detains her, & loads her with bitterest reproaches that rage / & disdain could suggest, her Nephew is looking over Mr. B.’s letter in her hand, Jewkes and the / Lady’s woman burst into the room to prevent mischeif, Colebrand is seen through the window.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Pamela habillée pour aller troùver Mr. B. chez le Chevalier Darford, est arrêtee par l’arrivée / impréveue de My Lady Davers, qui la retient par force, l’accable des reproches les plus piquantes / que la colere et le mepris puiʃsent suggérer: son Neveu lit la lettre de Mr. B. que sa tante tient a la main / Jewkes et la femme de chambre accourent au bruit. Colbrand est vu àu travers de fenêtres.
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.25-1979
Primary reference Number: 229641
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Created: Friday 30 August 2019 Updated: Tuesday 1 October 2019 Last processed: Saturday 27 March 2021

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

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