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"Pamela, Plate 6" (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 14 7/8"
Black and white line engraving with etching
Museum Purchase
Acc. No. 1968-280,6
The lower margin reads: "Jos. Highmore inv. et pinx./ A. Benoist sculp./ Pamela, being now in the custody of Jewkes, seizes an occasion (as they are/ walking in the garden) to propose a correspondence with M.r Williams, in order to/ contrive an Escape, who agree to hide their letters between two tiles near the Sunflower./ Pamela, se voyant sous la garde de Jewkes, saisit l'occasion, en se promenant dans le jardin, de/ proposer une correspondance avec M.r Williams dans la vue de concerter le moyen de s'evader et/ pour cet effet ils conviennent ensuite de cacher leurs lettres entre deux tuiles, aupres du Tournesol./ Published, according to Act of Parliament, July 1745."