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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.
Date
10 August 1782
Reference
16849i
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Description

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

Publication/Creation

[London] : Harrison & Co., 10 August 1782.

Physical description

1 print : line engraving ; platemrk 17.5 x 11.6 cm

Lettering

David Simple. Blake sculp. ; Stothard del.

Lettering note

Bears number: I

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 16849i

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