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Creator:
Print made by Edward Fisher, 1722–1785, British
after Edward Fisher, 1722–1785, British
Published by Sayer & Bennett, 1725–1794, British
Title:
Edwin
Date:
1776
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 7/8 x 9 3/16 inches (30.1 x 23.4 cm), Plate: 9 15/16 x 7 1/2 inches (25.2 x 19.1 cm), and Image: 8 9/16 x 7 1/2 inches (21.8 x 19.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on front, lower right: "30"; on back, lower left: "328"

Lettered, lower center: "Engraved from an Original Drawing by Edw.d Fisher. | (three columns of text, left column:) Turn Angelina, ever dear, | My charmer, turn to see, | (center column:) EDWIN. | London, Printed for R. Sayer & J. Bennett, No.53 Fleet Street, as the Act directs 20 Dec.4 1776 | (right column:) Thy own, they long lost Edwin here, | Restor'd to love and thee. | Vicar of Wakefield, pa.77."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.909
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
author | buttons | cape | cloak | curls | dressing | gesturing | illustration | lace | literary theme | long hair | oval | poet | portrait | posing | ruffs | tassels | The Vicar of Wakefield (1766) | vest
Associated People:
Goldsmith, Oliver (1728?–1774), author
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22600
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