A Lady and her Children relieving a Cottager.
London Publish'd March 1. 1784, by I. Birchall. No 473 Strand.
Mezzotint. Plate 455 x 555mm. 17¾ x 21¾". Creasing and tearingwith a little all over rubbing and wear laid onto conservation tissue.
A scene outside a cottage on a wealthy estate; a well-dressed woman, accompanied by her two daughters, a young black servant, who holds a cloak and umbrella, and a small dog, instructing her youngest child to give money to a poor woman, kneeling beside her doorway and holding her sleeping baby. Slavery item.
Frankau: 204; iii/iii. See CS: 180 [only one state described.]
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