The Deserted Village.Good heaven! what sorrows gloom'ed that partint day..... And clasp'd them close, in sorrow doubly dear [eight lines of verse to left and right of title].
London Publish'd May 1st. 1795 by thos. Macklin, Poets Gallery, Fleet Street.
Etching and stipple in sepia, 435 x 510mm. 17 x 20". Uncut sheet.
A family with a dog, standing sadly at the gate of their cottage, looking somberly at the village they are forced to leave through poverty; after Wheatley. Illustrates 'The Deserted Village' by Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774). Published by Thomas Macklin (c.1760 - 1800) for his series of 'British Poets', begun in 1787.
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