Memorial for the Seven Children, of James and Mary Woodmason, Killed by Fire, in the Family Mansion
- Former Title(s):
Memorial to Seven Woodmason Children Killed in a Fire 1779 - St. Peter Upon Cornhill
- Materials & Techniques:
- Stipple engraving and line engraving
Lettered, upper center: "IN THE CHURCH OF ST. PETER UPON CORNHILL."; lettered, center: "James born 20 June 1773 | Mary 28 Aug: 1774 | Charles 17 Feb. 1776 | Harriot 10 March 1777 | George 30 June: 1778 | John | Twins 22 Mar: 1779 | Eliz: | The WHOLE OFFSPRING of | JAMES and MARY WOODMASON | In the Same awful moment on the 18 Jan. 1782. | TRANSLATED | By Sudden and irrsistible Flames | In the late Mansion of their sorrowing Parents | from the | SLEEP of INNOCENCE | to | ETERNAL BLISS! | Their REMAINS collected from the RUINS | Are here combined! | A sympathying Friend of the bereaved parents their companion through the Night of the 18 Jan: | in a Scene of Distress beyond, the Powers of language | perhaps of Imagination! | Devotes this spontaneous Tribute | of the Feeliings of his Mind | To the Memory of Innocence! | T.H.C." | London: Published 1st January 1798 by Robt. Wilkinson, No.58. Cornhill | Republished 1st January 1825 by Robt. Wilkinson. No.125 Fenchurch Street."; lettered, lower left: "C.R. Ryley del."; lettered, lower right: "F.Bartolozzi R.A. sculp."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
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Francesco Bartolozzi, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99), Memorial for the Seven Children, of James and Mary Woodmason, Killed by Fire, in the Family Mansion, 1825
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