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"Pamela, Plate 10" (no title)

July 1, 1745
Origin: England, London
OH: 12 5/8" x OW: 16 1/4" (includes false margins); Plate H: 11 3/4" x W: 15"
Black and white line engraving with etching
Museum Purchase
Acc. No. 1968-280,10
The lower margin reads: "Jos. Highmore inv. et pinx./ L. Truchy sculp./ Pamela dressed in order to meet M.r B. at S.r Simon Darnford's, is prevented by the sudden/ arrival of Lady Davers, who forcibly detains her, & loads her with the bitterest reproaches that rage/ & disdain could suggest. her Nephew is looking over M.r B.'s letter in her hand, Jewkes and the/ Lady's woman burst into the room to prevent mischeif, Colebrand is seen through y.e window./ Pemela habillee pour aller trouver M.r B. chez le Chevalier Darnford, est arretee par l'arrivee/ impreveue de My Lady Davers, qui la retient par force, et l'accable des reproches les plus piquantes/ que la colere et le mepris puissent suggerer: son Neveu lit la lettre de M.r B. que sa tante tieent a la main / Jewkes et la femme de chambre accourent au bruit. Colbrand est vu au travers des fenetres./ Published according to Act of Parliament July 1745."