This Print Representing A Bird's Eye View of a Community, as proposed by Robert Own, Esq.re is respectfully dedicated to the following classes of society: VIZ.
Published by "The Association of all Classes of all Nations", at their institution, 69, Great Queen Street. Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, 1838.
Aquatint. 14½ x 24". Cut inside plate mark, tattered edges, one tear to title.
Magnificent, original coloured view of New Harmony in Indiana. Inscribed at bottom of plate: To the Landowners, as being the only means whereby their Estates can be rendered permanently productive, and their Rents secure. To the Capitalists, as offering the safest speculation, and most gratifying wasy of investing their surplus Capital, without risk of failure. To the Clergy, and Insturctors of Mankind, as the only and speedy means of bringing about that great desideratum they have so much at heart, namely, the suppression of Vice & Error, by the removal of the causes of Crime, (ignorance & Poverty) the dissemination of Truth, & the establishment of Virtue. To the industrious Wealth Producers, as affording the only arrangements, whereby they can secure their true and rightful position in Society, and the just & honest participation in the Wealth created by their talents and industry. and lastly, to the Government of the British Empire, shewing the arrangements, whereby the duties of Government may be rendered safe, easy, and delightful, instead of as heretofore, being one of danger, difficulty, error, confusion and disatisfaction. N.B. for further deails consult the Works of Owen, Thompson, Combe, Morgan &c. Sold with a woodengraving of the same scene.
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