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"Pamela, Plate 4" (no title)

July 1, 1745
Origin: England, London
OH: 12 1/2" x 16 3/8" (includes false margins); Plate H: 11 3/4" x W: 14 7/8"
Black and white line engraving with etching
Museum Purchase
Acc. No. 1968-280,4
The lower margin reads: "Jos. Highmore inv.t et pinxit./ A. Benoist sculp./ Pamela having dicided her Clothes into three Bundles, in order to leave the House, rejects/ that containing her Masters presents, calling it the wicked bundle, & harangues over her own little/ Parcel, which she huggs in her Arms; this occasions an exclamation from Jervis: M.r B. in y.e Closet/ listening./ Pamela ayant separe ses hardes en trois paquets, dans le dessein de quitter la maison,/ fait un discours touchant au sujet du sien propre, qu'elle tient entre ses bras; ce qui donne lieu a/ Jervis de faire des exclamations M.r B. est aux ecoutes dans le cabinet./ Published according to Act of Parliament July 1745."