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Daniel Lysons, 1762–1834, British

Memorial to Thomas and Elizabeth Moore and their daughter Elizabeth, from Chiselhurst Church

Former Title(s):

The Environs of London: Memorial to Thomas and Elizabeth Moore and their daughter Elizabeth, from Chiselhurst Church

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Environs of London

between 1796 and 1811
Pen and black ink, watercolor and gouache over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Sheet: 14 1/8 × 10 3/4 inches (35.9 × 27.3 cm)

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper left: "West Wickham Vol XVII page 553"; inscribed, upper right: "331"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: <...>

Lettered inside image in pen and black ink, center right: "In a Vault | On the South side of the Church Yard | lieth the Body of the late Reverend | Thomas Moore DD | Fifty years Rector of this Church | He was collated to it July 25th 1719 | And rebuilt the Parsonage House | in the year 1735. | He was also appointed Minister | of St. Botolph's without Aldersgate | in London, May 7th 1722 | He was a conscientious and | Virtuous Christian, | An able and faithful Clergyman | A tender and affectionate Relation | And a just and upright Man | He was born Septr. 9th 1689. | And died July 19th 1769."; center right: "In the same Grave | And in the same Hope | of a blessed Eternity | Rest also the Remains of his Wife | Elizabeth | with whom he lived thirty five Years, | In the most entire concurrence | of Sentiment and Affection. | She was | In her general conduct irreproachable | In many parts of it, exemplary: | In conjugal and parental Regards | Invaluable. | She departed this Life Novr. 23rd. 1776 | In the 65th Year of her Age. | Having just two months survived | Her eldest Daughter Elizabeth. | Her inseparable Companion and a constant Imitator | of her Virtues | who died Septr. 22nd. 1776. Aged 39. | And lies buried in the same Vault | with her Parents."

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:
Bromley | Chislehurst | England | Greater London | London | St. Nicholas' Church | United Kingdom
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