- Stipple engraving and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
- Sheet (cropped inside plate): 15 3/8 x 11 3/16 inches (39 x 28.4 cm) and Image (oval): 12 9/16 x 10 1/16 inches (31.9 x 25.6 cm)
collector's stamp of the Paul Mellon Collection, in blue ink, on back, lower center, within two concentric circles: "PAUL MELLON | COLLECTION"
Lettered in black ink, along lower left border of oval image: "Painted by G. Morland"; along lower right border of oval image: "Engraved by E. J. Dumée."; lower center: "THE DISCOVERY. | Too plain the lines so faithless prove | The perjur'd Swain that scorns her Love | And prove too plain a Sister's Art | That won the Idol of her Heart. | London publish'd Jun 25th 1788 by J. R. Smith, No 34 King St Covent Garden."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
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- book | carpet | chair | costume | desk | earrings | feathers | fichu | flounces | genre subject | gown | grief | hat | interior | jewelry | key | letters (correspondence) | lock | love | melancholy | muslin | oval | papers (document genres) | woman
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Print made by E. J. Dumée, active 1790, British, The Discovery, 1788
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