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"Pamela, Plate 11" (no title)

July 1, 1745
Origin: England, London
OH: 12 5/8" x OW: 16 1/4" (includes false margins); Plate H: 11 5/8" x W: 14 7/8"
Black and white line engraving with etching
Museum Purchase
Acc. No. 1968-280,11
The lower margin reads: "Jos. Highmore inv. et pinx./ L. Truchy sculp./ Pamela asking the Blessing of S.r Jacob of Swinford, M.r B.'s Unkle, a rough old Fox-hunter, who/ after the most obstinate resolution to the contrary, relents, and becomes her great admirer. M.r B./ behind, whispering Lady Davers she now having conceived the highest esteem for her new/ Sister. The Countess, Lord Davers and his nephew being present./ Pamela demande la benediction du Che.r Jacob Swinford, Oncle de M.r B. & vieux Chasseur, qui apres/ s'etre le plus emporte contre ce mariage, devient, a la vue de la personne et de la conduite de Pamela, son grand/ admirateur. M.r B. est derriere, qui parle a l'oreille de My Lady Davers, qui avoit depuis quelque tems, concu/ pour sa belle-Soeur la plus haute estime, la Comtesse, My Lord Davers, et son Neveu etant presens./ Published, according to Act of Parliament, July 1.st 1745."