The Deserted Train
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In the foreground a father and daughter leaving the village, as she says her farewell to her lover, with other families preparing to emigrate in the background; an oval composition. 1784
Engraving and stipple, printed in brown
- Published in: London
- (Europe,British Isles,England,London)
- Height: 417 millimetres (trimmed)
- Width: 505 millimetres
Inscription ContentLettered with artist's name, title, two columns with ten lines of verse below image and publication details: "Design'd & Engrav'd by James Gillray / Publidh'd June 4th 1784 by Rt. Wilkinson No 58 Cornhill, London", and with a dedication by the publisher of this plate and its companion to Miss Henrietta Gertrude Hotham.
A pair to 'The Village Train'.
British XVIIIc Unmounted Imp
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Object reference number: PPA149956
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