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Creator:
Robert Pollard, 1755–1838, British
Title:

Edwin and Angelina

Date:
1785
Medium:
Engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 18 1/8 × 22 inches (46 × 55.9 cm) and Image: 15 1/2 × 20 5/8 inches (39.4 × 52.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "163"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "44768 | 22"

Lettered, lower left: "The Landscape Engraved by & under the directio nof R.Pollard. | Forbear my Son, the Hermit cries | To tempt the dang'rous gloom, | for yonder faithless Phantom flies | To lure the to thy doom."; lettered, lower right: "The figures drawn & Engraved by R. Pollard | Here to the Houseless child of want | My Door is open still, | And tho my portion is but scant | I give it with good will."; lettered, lower center: "EDWIN and ANGELINA | From dr. GOLDSMITH'S celebrated Poem of the HERMIT. | LONDON, Publish'd Ajpril 11, 1785, by Robt. POLLARD, No.15 Braynes Row Spa Fields."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12180
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:32025
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