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The rescue of the young John Wesley from the burning parsonage at Epworth, Lincolnshire. Mezzotint by S.W. Reynolds after H.P. Parker.

Parker, Henry Perle, "Smuggler", 1795-1873.

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1 print : mezzotint with etching ; image 57 x 79.1 cm

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To the ministers and members of the Wesleyan Methodist Society throughout the world, together with the Christian public generally, this print representing the providential deliverance of John Wesley when six years of age from the fire by which the Parsonage House at Epworth in Lincolnshire was destroyed on the night of February 9th 1709. Taken from the original picture painted & presented by the artist to the conference, to be placed in the Centenary Hall, London, as commemorative of the centenary of Methodism, celebrated October 1859 is most respectfully dedicated by their obedient servant Henry Perlee [sic] Parker.

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Wellcome Library no. 545969i

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