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The GOOD HOUSE-WIFE.

ca. 1745
Origin: England, London
OH: 18 1/8" x OW: 11 1/2"; Plate H: 13 7/8" x W: 9 3/4"
Black and white mezzotint with period hand color
Museum Purchase
Acc. No. 1958-357
The lower margin reads: "The GOOD HOUSE-WIFE./ Woman, when virtuous, free from Sloth & Vice,/ Greater by far, than Rubies is her price:/ Heaven crowns her Labour with a penteous Store,/ To feed her Houshold, and relieve the Poor./ Printed for CARINTON BOWLES, Map & Printseller, at N.o 69 in S.t Pauls Church Yard, LONDON."