An Irish Epitaph.
Published by T. Tegg. 111 Cheapside. [n.d., c.1807.]
Hand coloured etching. Sheet size: 235 x 335mm (9¼ x 13¼"). Trimmed to platemark.
A scene in a country churchyard; An old couple, with a dog, gaze at a (tilted) tombstone to the right, inscribed: 'Here lies Iohn Highley. whose Father & Mother. were Drown'd in their passage to America. Had they both lived they would have been Buried Here.' The dog is seen cocking his leg below.
BM Satires 10914.
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