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Pamela tells a nursery tale: P.27-1979

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Pamela tells a nursery tale
Plate 12
Adventures of Pamela

Maker(s)

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

Dating

18th century
Production date: AD 1745

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Engraving Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Pamela with her children and Miss Goodwin to whom she is telling her nursery tales. This last piece leaves her in full possession of the peaceable fruits of her virtue, long after having surmounted all the difficulties it had been exposed to
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Pamela avec ses enfans et Madselle Goodwin, à qui elle conte des historiettes morales. / Ce dernier tableau la laisse en pleine poʃsession des fruites paisibles de sa vertu, long / tems après avoir surmonté toutes les difficultés auxquelles elle avoit été éxposée
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.27-1979
Primary reference Number: 229643
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Audit data

Created: Friday 30 August 2019 Updated: Tuesday 5 July 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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