The Delightful Story
- Materials & Techniques:
- Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet: 13 13/16 × 15 11/16 inches (35.1 × 39.8 cm), Plate: 12 5/8 × 14 inches (32.1 × 35.6 cm), Image: 11 7/8 × 13 13/16 inches (30.2 × 35.1 cm)
Lettered, lower left: "Painted by G. Morland | Two blooming Nymphs all in a downy bed | In Virgin raptures felt the tender flame"; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by W. Ward | Entranc'd young Nancy lay, while Lucy read | Both dwelt with pleasure on the charming theme. | W.C."; lettered, lower center: "THE DELIGHTFUL STORY. | London, Publish'd Septr.1st: 1787=by W:Ward Warren Place near athe halfway House Kentish Town."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
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Print made by William Ward, 1766–1826, British, The Delightful Story, 1787
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