Edwin & Emma.She came, his cold hand softly touch'd, [/] And bath'd with many a Tear, [/] Fast falling o'er the Primrose pae [/] So morning dews appear, [/] But oh! his sister's jealous care, [/] A cruel Sister she! [/] Forbade what Emma came to say, [/] My Edwin! Live fo me!.
London. Published Sept.r 30th, 1789 by J. Young, No.23, New Store Street, Bedford Square.
Mezzotint with large margins, very fine. Platemark: 610 x 485mm. (24 x 19").
Scene from The Ballad of Edwin and Emma, by David Mallet. The sister prevents a discussion between lovers.
From the Oettingen-Wallerstein Collection.
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