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The YOUNG SWEEP in LOVE, or the HOUSE-MAID's CONQUEST.

ca. 1760
Origin: England, London
OH: 14 3/8" x OW: 10 3/8"; Plate H: 13 7/8" x W: 9 7/8"
Black and white mezzotint engraving with period hand color
Museum Purchase
Acc. No. 1971-487
The lower margin reads, "The YOUNG SWEEP in LOVE, or the HOUSE-MAID's CONQUEST./first he began to look,/And then he smil'd, and then he look'd again./At length his Eyes were full of wonder fixt,/To see such Fire, with so much sweetnefs mixt./Printed for Carington Bowles, Map & Printseller, N.o 69 in S.t Pauls Church Yard, London. Published as the Act directs [date erased]"