Maternal TuitionDraws the clean vestments o'er the little Limbs, / And as the fearful eye of Paion swims, / With mild authority commanding, / Repressing ill and good expanding. / Careful she weeds the tender heart betimes! / Ere ill propensions thrive and ripen into crimes.
Re-issue circa 1820, of plate inscribed: London. Pub.d Jan.y 1 1793 by A.Molteno Printseller to her Royal Highness the Duchess of York No. 76 St. James's Street
Stipple, rare, printed in sepia. 280 x 290mm. Crack in platemark.
A classical view of sibling rivalry.
[Ref: 21392] £260.00