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Two illustrations to Joseph Addison's 'Theodosius and Constantia' for the 'Novelist's Magazine' (London, 23 vols., 1780-1788, Harrison & Co); among four prints pasted to the same album sheet; after Stothard; all with an ornate frame containing a head surrounded by rays at the top, and a scrolled cartouche for the relevant book title at the bottom.
Plate I; Constantia at Confession, before the supposed Father Francis; a young woman kneeling on the right, before a bearded man who sits in a church confessional; by Grignion; proof before letters. 1782
Plate II; Village maidens carrying their companion to the grave; a procession of young women carrying a coffin into the left foreground, preceded by a cleric, entering a church; by Birrell; proof before letters. 1782
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Height: 178 millimetres (approx.)
Width: 115 millimetres (approx.)
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- Included in the first volume of Balmanno's collection of Stothard's work in BM P&D. See 1849,0721.1 for more information.
Balmanno notes that he arranged the 254 prints from the Novelist Magazine in his collection, in chronological order, interspersed by other plates engraved between-times. See 1849,0721.73-78 for the note.
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Associated Title: Novelist's Magazine
Associated Title: Theodosius and Constantia
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