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Print made by Robert Spence, 1871–1964, British

Conversion of Elizabeth Trelawney

Additional Title(s):

George Fox and E. Trelawney

Part Of:

Collective Title: George Fox His Journal

between 1897 and 1909
Etching and drypoint on medium, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Sheet: 10 1/16 x 13 9/16 inches (25.5 x 34.5 cm), Plate: 6 7/8 x 9 15/16 inches (17.5 x 25.2 cm), and Image: 6 1/4 x 9 13/16 inches (15.9 x 25 cm)

Lettered in black ink, lower center: "there was one Elisabeth Trelawney a Baronetts daughter, and she came into ye Meetinge close upp to mee: and clapt her Ear very night mee: which after I perceived | she was somewhat hard of hearinge. and she was Convinct: After ye Meetinge was dunne there came some Janglinglinge Baptists: but ye Lords Powe came over ym | [and this Elizabeth Trelawney came and saide: Georg is over all: with a loude Voice.]"; lower right: "George Fox his Journal. Plimouth. 1655"

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:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bench | cabinet | coats | deaf | hats | illustration | interior | meeting | men | nobility | preacher | preaching | Quaker meeting house | religious and mythological subject | Religious Society of Friends | table | windows | women
Associated Places:
Devon | England | Europe | Plymouth | United Kingdom
Associated People:
Fox, George (1624–1691), a founder of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)
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