Representing some of the most Striking Passages

(Juvenile.) [Caption title:] A NEW SCHOOL-PIECE.

Representing some of the most Striking Passages

in the History of our Lord Jesus.

Description: single sheet engraved broadside printed on recto only, approx. 48 x 38 cm, a series of 14 woodcuts, 2 large one at the centre top and bottom, the rest arranged in 2 columns to the side, each with a caption, the large blank space in the middle filled in in MS with 3 4-line stanzas of pious verse, and a 4-line maxim in larger letters underneath, signed Henry Crawter Decr. 22nd, 1802, slight fraying to edges, good

Publication Details: Published by G. Thompson, Decr 19th 1795

Notes: An apparently unrecorded broadside. It was perhaps intended to be used in the manner it is here, with empty space for a school exercise. The MS text is in a fairly accomplished copper-plate hand, and comprises the first 3 stanzas of Isaac Watts's 'Why should I say 'tis yet too soon'. It would appear to have been written down from memory, rather than copied, given the nature of the mistakes. The mistakes are picked up on by the teacher and corrected in pencil, 3 of them noted as 'shocking mistakes': hell for he'll probably is!...more

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Price: £550

Subject: Childrens

Published Date: 1795

Stock Number: 59353

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