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The child Samuel tells the priest Eli of the fate God has in store for him. Engraving by B. Smith, 1824, after J.S. Copley.

  • Copley, John Singleton, 1737-1815.
Date
March 2nd 1824
Reference
2803405i
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Description

Bible, 1 Samuel 3: 18. Eli is surrounded by incense and priestly attributes. He is one of the last of the age of judges and has fallen into sin along with his family. The child Samuel tells him of the full severity of his fate at the hands of God

Publication/Creation

London (21 Judd Place, West, New Road) : Published (for the proprietor) by B. Smith, March 2nd 1824.

Physical description

1 print : line engraving ; image 34.4 x 24.3 cm

Lettering

Samuel and Eli. Painted by J.S. Copley R.A. Engraved by Benj.n Smith.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2803405i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


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