Pamela having divided her clothes into threee Bundles, in order to leave the House, rejects that containing her Masters presents calling it the wicked bundle, & harangues over her own little Parcel which she huggs in her Arms;...
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- Materials & Techniques:
- Etching with stipple engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet: 15 3/8 x 20 1/16 inches (39.1 x 51 cm), Plate: 11 13/16 x 14 13/16 inches (30 x 37.7 cm), Image: 10 7/16 x 14 1/16 inches (26.5 x 35.7 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, on front, lower right: "54.16.1d"
Lettered, in black ink, lower left under image: "Jos: Highmore inv.t et pinxit."; lower right under image: "A. Benoist Sculp."; in next two sets of lettering, the left set is divided from the right set by a long vertical printed line: lower left: "Pamela having divided her Clothes into three Bundles, in order to leave the House, rejects | that containing her Masters presents, calling it the wicked bundle, & harangues over her own little | Parcel, which she huggs in her Arms; this occasioms an exclaimation from M.rs Jervis. M.r B. in y.e Closet | listening.."; lower right: "(Same text repeated, translated into French."; lowest, center: "Published, according to Act of Parliament, July 1.st 1745."; lowest right: "4.
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Yale Art Gallery Collection, Gift of the Library Association
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- bonnets | bundle | cap | carpet | chairs | closet | clothing | curtain | door | dresses | escape | gowns | hats | homesick | leaving | literary theme | man | nobleman | novel | Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded (1740) by Samuel Richardson (1689-1761) | servants | spying | table | talking | women
- Associated People:
- Mr. B, a Nobleman
Mrs. Jervis, the housekeeper
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Print made by Guillaume Philippe Benoist, 1725–ca. 1770, French, Pamela having divided her clothes into threee Bundles, in order to leave the House, rejects that containing her Masters presents calling it the wicked bundle, & harangues over her own little Parcel which she huggs in her Arms;.., 1745
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