Morning of LifeIn Life's betwitching Dawn, when Thought is Joy [/] The wood, the Music of the Thrush, [/] The scents which flow from tree, and bush, [/] Charm the full Soul and ev'ry sense employ.[/] Mrs Cowley.
London, Published July 25. 1803, by H. Macklin, 39 Fleet Street.
Stipple with small margins on 3 sides. 200mm x 280mm (8"x 11"). Trimmed to upper plate mark.
A young girl, symbolizing the 'morning of life', accompanied by verses by Hannah Cowley (1743-1809). Cowley is now recognized as having played an important role in the fight for women's justice in her work.
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