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Creator:
Print made by Samuel William Reynolds, 1773–1835, British
after Henry Perlee Parker, 1795–1873, British
Published by Henry Perlee Parker, 1795–1873, British
Title:
Providential Deliverance of John Wesley when a Child from Fire
Date:
1840
Medium:
Mezzotint, etching, and stipple engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 25 3/4 × 32 1/8 inches (65.4 × 81.6 cm) and Image: 22 1/4 × 31 1/8 inches (56.5 × 79.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered above image: "IS NOT THIS A BRAND PLUCKED OUT OF THE FIRE? ZECH. III, & 2"; below image: "Painted by H. P. Parker. | Engraved by S. W. Reynolds | 15 Holland St. Kensington | To The MINISTERS AND MEMBERS of the WESLEYAN METHODIST SOCIETIES throughout the WORLD, together with the CHRISTIAN PUBLIC generally, | This Print representing the Providential deliverance of JOHN WESLEY, when Six years of age from the Fire by which the Parsonage house at Epworth in Lincolnshire was destroyed on the night of February 9th, 1709 - | Taken from the original Picture painted & presented by the Artist to the Conference, to be placed in the Centenary Hall, LONDON, as Commemorative of the CENTENARY of METHODISM, celebrated October 1839. | Is most respectfully Dedicated, by their very obedient Servant, HENRY PERLEE PARKER. | Publised by H. P. Parker, August 20th 1840."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Linda G. Mitchell and David M. Doret, Yale BA 1968
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2018.18.28
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:75386
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