Tom Jones: 'The Philosopher Square, Discovered in Molly Seagrim's Garret'
- Colored stipple engraving on medium, slightly textured, blued white, laid paper
- Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 16 7/8 × 19 7/8 inches (42.9 × 50.5 cm) and Image: 14 5/8 × 18 1/2 inches (37.1 × 47 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "31053"
Lettered, lower left: "Painted by J.Downman."; lettered, lower center: "The Philosopher Square, discover'd = TOM JONES. = Molly Seagrim's Garret. | Vide Book V.Chap.V. | Publish'd Mar.35th 1789.by John & Josiah Boydell. No.90.Cheapside London."; lettered, lower right: "Engrav'd by Peter Simon."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
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Peter Simon, 1750–1810, Tom Jones: 'The Philosopher Square, Discovered in Molly Seagrim's Garret', 1789
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