The Sailor's Wife.Farewell! Farewell! my Souls delight! I'll gaze on thee till our of Sight; Those swelling Salis that waft the from Soon bring thee back to faithful Nan.
Mezzotint with large margins. Plate 255 x 196mm (10 x 7¾").
On the shore, next to an anchor and ships by a warehouse, stands a woman with two young children, the young girl crying, as she looks out to see her husband sail away for active service. Possibly a continental copy of a British print.
See Ref: 25166 for reverse in stipple.
[Ref: 28865] £160.00