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Attributed to Daniel Lysons, 1762–1834, British

Memorial to Francis Musters

Former Title(s):

Lysons: The Environs of London: Memorial to Francis Musters

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Environs of London

between 1796 and 1811
Pen and black ink and watercolor over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Sheet: 14 1/2 × 10 3/4 inches (36.8 × 27.3 cm)

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper left: "Hornsey Vol VIII page 53"; upper right: "154"; in graphite, lower left: "Francis Musters page 52."; inscribed in graphite on verso, upper right: "6"

"IN MEMORY OF FRANCIS MVSTERS YE ONELY CHILD OF SR; JOHN MVSTERS KNT: | BY HIS THIRD WIFE LANE YE ELDEST DAVGHTER OF SR: FRANCIS BASSETT KNT | HEE WAS BORN YE FIRST DAY OF MAY 1664 AND DEPARTED THIS LIFE THE | SIXTEENTH DAY OF APRILL 1680: AND LIES BVRIED NEAR THIS MONVMENT, | Such was his plsture when impartial death | Gave him the summon to fefigne his breath | But knew his prayers are Hallelujahs grown | Then weep net Reader nor his death bemoan | Why should the lining sorrow for the dead | When everlasting Glory Crowns the Head."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
church | memorial
Associated Places:
England | Greater London | London | United Kingdom
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