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title-page / print

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1858,0417.291

  • Description

    Engraved title-page to Richard Brathwaite, 'The English Gentleman and English Gentlewoman', 3rd edition (London, John Dawson, 1641); title in centre, on a slab between two columns; on the left, a man, in hat and cloak, wearing a sword and carrying a cane, with the inscriptions 'Spes in coelis, Pes in terris' and 'Qui genus factat suum, Aliena laudat'; on the right, a woman holding a flower and a book, with the inscriptions 'Grace my guide, Glory my goale' and 'Casta fides sponsam me fecerit'; top centre, within an arch, a lactating female figure with open book; in the four corners sixteen panels illustrating sections from the book; bottom centre, an emblem featuring a helmet, dog, and shield, with the inscription 'Generoso Germine Gemmo'.
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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1641
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 246 millimetres
    • Width: 160 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title, imprint details, inscriptions, and 'W. Marshall sculpsit.'
  • Bibliography

    • Hind 1952-64 III.146.148 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Associated names

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: The English Gentleman and English Gentlewoman
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1858

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1858,0417.291

Engraved title-page to Richard Brathwaite, 'The English Gentleman and English Gentlewoman', 3rd edition (London, John Dawson, 1641); title in centre, on a slab between two columns; on the left, a man, in hat and cloak, wearing a sword and carrying a cane, with the inscriptions 'Spes in coelis, Pes in terris' and 'Qui genus factat suum, Aliena laudat'; on the right, a woman holding a flower and a book, with the inscriptions 'Grace my guide, Glory my goale' and 'Casta fides sponsam me fecerit'; top centre, within an arch, a lactating female figure with open book; in the four corners sixteen panels illustrating sections from the book; bottom centre, an emblem featuring a helmet, dog, and shield, with the inscription 'Generoso Germine Gemmo'.  Engraving

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Engraved title-page to Richard Brathwaite, 'The English Gentleman and English Gentlewoman', 3rd edition (London, John Dawson, 1641); title in centre, on a slab between two columns; on the left, a man, in hat and cloak, wearing a sword and carrying a cane, with the inscriptions 'Spes in coelis, Pes in terris' and 'Qui genus factat suum, Aliena laudat'; on the right, a woman holding a flower and a book, with the inscriptions 'Grace my guide, Glory my goale' and 'Casta fides sponsam me fecerit'; top centre, within an arch, a lactating female figure with open book; in the four corners sixteen panels illustrating sections from the book; bottom centre, an emblem featuring a helmet, dog, and shield, with the inscription 'Generoso Germine Gemmo'. Engraving

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