Scenes from the life of Moses before the Exodus. Etching, 1799.
- 30 November 1799
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Bible. O.T. Exodus 1-10. The burning bush contains an eye and the Hebrew inscription for 'Yahweh'
London (53, Fleet Street) : Laurie & Whittle, 30 November 1799.
1 print : etching ; platemark 42.5 x 33.8 cm
The finding of Moses in the bull-rushes, by Pharoah's daughter ...
Wellcome Library no. 18238i
Lettering continues under each scene; first column, top to bottom:  Plague of lice.  Murrain of cattle.  Plague of hail & fire.  Plague of locusts. [Second column; 1] The burning bush.  Moses's rod changed into a serpent.  The water changed to blood.  Plague of frogs. [Around the bottom oval is a city in darkness with the lettering above:] Egypt in darkness for three days
Bears number: 66
- Plagues of Egypt.
- Infants in the Bible.
- Infants |Care.
- Insects as carriers of disease.
- Serpents in the Bible.
- Burning bush.
- Cattle |Diseases.
- Punishment |Religious aspects.
- God |Wrath.
- Staffs (Sticks, canes, etc.)
- Exodus, The.
- Egypt |In the Bible.
- Moses (Biblical leader)
- Aaron (Biblical priest)