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Creator:
Daniel Lysons, 1762–1834
Title:

Slab over Tomb of Catherine Daughter of Lord Latimer from East Ham Church

Former Title(s):

The Environs of London: Slab over Tomb of Catherine Daughter of Lord Latimer from East Ham Church

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Environs of London

Date:
between 1796 and 1811
Materials & Techniques:
Pen and black ink and watercolor over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/4 × 10 5/8 inches (36.2 × 27 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper left: "Eastham Vol XIV page 143"; upper right: "297"; lower center: "Slab over the Tomb of Catharine Daughter of Lord Latimer, | East-Ham Essex."; inscribed on verso: "Inscription on the central compartment | In Memory of the Tight Honourable Edmond | Nevil Lord Latimer Earl of Westmerland And | Dame Jane His Wife With Them Memorials of | The 7 Children Wth. Edmond was Lineally | Descended From the Honourable Blood of Kings | And Princes & yr. 7 Earle of Westmerland of | The Name of Nevill | By Gods Great Power, Who Doth comand all Powers | To us These Seaven children Were for Blessings Given | Some Do Survive As Images of Owers | And Some are Gone From Whense The come to Heaven | Birth Blood And Buitie Like to Flowers Still Fade | Death Turnes Each Living Substance to a Shade | Left hand lower compartment | From Prince And From Honourable Blood By True Succession was my High Desent | Malignant Crosses oft opposte My Good | And Adverse change My Stat Did Circumvent | yer Howfoeve My Will was Counterchekt | By Faith My Earthly Hopes In Heaven were Laid | Affurd y7. God ye. fame Would not Reject | Through Christ My Saviour & Redeemers Ay'd | In Joy Griefe Weale Woe I my Life did Spend | In Hoop | to Gaine yt. Life wt. Nere Shall End | Let Honour Life & Fortune Sink or Swim | Thogh God Shold Kill Me I will Hoop in Him | Right hand do | Amidst a World of Crosses and for cares | I Past My Transitory Pilgrimage | By Gods Great Mercie Guarded from the Snare | of World And Flesh & Satans Cruel Rage | The Gratious Virtue (Prudence) was my Guide | Through All ye Wavering Waves of Tottering State | Sweet Prudence Told Me Honour Hence Wou'd Sli'd And Earthlie Glorie Must Have Ending Date | Wch Made Me Say All Hoop All Faith All Truth | In christ to Live in Heaven Amongst ye Iust | My Soube Doth Magnifie ye Lord My Spirit | Rejoyeeth In My God & Saviours Meritt"

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Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.20517
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | church | memorial | tomb
Associated Places:
East Ham | England | Greater London | London | St Mary Magdalene Parish Church | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by appointment in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:17955
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