A sick man (Valentine) in bed with his hand held by his sister Camilla: the landlady demands the rent as David Simple enters the room. Line engraving by W. Blake, 1782, after T. Stothard.
- Stothard, Thomas, 1755-1834.
- 10 August 1782
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Episode in "David Simple" by Sarah Fielding (1710-1768), sister of Henry Fielding. Set in a poor garrett. David Simple saves them from eviction by paying the rent arrears and finding them new lodgings. An ornate border surrounds the subject