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Creator:
Print made by Robert Spence, 1871–1964, British
Title:

We Went Back to Our Inn...

Part Of:

Collective Title: George Fox His Journal

Date:
between 1890 and 1911
Medium:
Etching and drypoint on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches (22.2 x 17.1 cm) and Plate (to image): 6 15/16 x 5 inches (17.7 x 12.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Illegible inscription in graphite, lower center

Lettered in black ink, lower center: "We went back to our Inn; where were two Desparate Fellowes fighting so furiously | that none durst come nigh them to part them. But I was moved in the Lord's | Power to go to them; and when I had loosed their Hands, I shewed them the Evil | of their doings, and reconciled them one to the other, that they were loving and very | thankful to me. | George Fox his Journal."

Signed in graphite, lower right: "Robert Spence"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of the George School, Newtown, Pennsylvania
Copyright Status:
© Estate of the Artist
Accession Number:
B2009.26.1
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
fighting | hats | historical subject | illustration | men | Religious Society of Friends | swords | violence | woman
Associated People:
Fox, George (1624–1691), a founder of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:61969
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