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Beauty in search of knowledge
London : Printed for R. Sayer & J. Bennett ... No. 53 Fleet Street ... , 30th Decr. 1782.
1 print : mezzotint with etching ; plate mark 354 x 253 mm., on sheet 41 x 29 cm.
Depicts a pretty and elegantly attired young lady standing outside a circulating library. She faces right, turned towards the viewer, a parasol under her right arm and a book in her left hand. The windows of the library are filled with displays of books
  •  Books.
  • Window displays - England - 18th century.
  • Libraries - England - 18th century.
  • Umbrellas.
  • Clothing & dress - England - 1780-1790.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Genre prints - England - 1782.
  • Mezzotints - England - London - 1782.
  • Also Listed Under:
  •  Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm), publisher
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