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The blind beggar of Bethnal Green. Mezzotint by W. Ward, 1804, after W. Owen.

  • Owen, William, 1769-1825.
Date
April 2, 1804
Reference
18216i
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Publication/Creation

London (6 Newman Street) : Messrs. Wards & Co., April 2, 1804.

Physical description

1 print : mezzotint ; platemark 60.5 x 48.3 cm

Lettering

The blind begger of Bednall Green. Le mendiant aveugle de Bednall Green. Painted by Wm. Owen. Engraved by Willm. Ward mezzotinto engraver to His Royal Highness the Duke of York. "His reverend lockes in comely awls did wave ... Ondoyants autour de son front ridé". Vide Reliques of ancient poetry.

Lettering note

Lettering continues with verses in English and French, "His reverend lockes in comely awls did wave ... Ondoyants autour de son front ridé". and the dedication: "Engraved from the original picture in the profession of Thomas Heathcote Esqr. to whom this plate is dedicated by his obedt. humble servt. Wm. Ward"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 18216i

Languages

  • English
  • French


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