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Creator:
Print made by Guillaume Philippe Benoist, 1725–ca. 1770, French
after Joseph Highmore, 1692–1780, British
Title:

Pamela setting out in the travelling Chariot (for her Father's as She is made to believe) takes her farewel of Mrs. Jervis, and the other servants; Mr. B. observing her from the window; by whose private order she is carried into Lincolnshire

Part Of:

Collective Title: Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded

Date:
1745
Medium:
Etching with stipple engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 5/8 x 19 3/4 inches (39.7 x 50.2 cm), Plate: 11 7/8 x 14 15/16 inches (30.1 x 37.9 cm), and Image: 10 1/2 x 14 3/16 inches (26.7 x 36.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on front, lower right: "54.16.1e"

Lettered, in black ink, lower left under image: "Jos: Highmore inv. et pinx."; 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 setting out in the travelling Chariot (for her Father's, as she is made to | believe) takes her farwel of M.rs Jervis, and the other servants; M.r B. observing | her from the window; by whose private order she is carried into Lincolnshire."; lower right: "(Same text repeated, translated into French."; lowest, center: "Published, according to Act of Parliament, July 1.st 1745."; lowest right: "5."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Yale Art Gallery Collection, Gift of the Library Associates
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1994.4.329(e)
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | carriage | cobblestone | crest | dress | driver | genre subject | handkerchief | hat | horses (animals) | leaving | literary theme | manor | men | nobleman | Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded (1740) by Samuel Richardson (1689-1761) | reins | secrecy | secrets | servants | travel | wheels | whip | windows | women
Associated People:
Mr. B, a Nobleman
Pamela Andrews
Mrs. Jervis, the housekeeper
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:52144
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