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Frontispiece to Phillis Wheatley's 'Poems on various subjects' (London: Archibald Bell, 1773); three-quarter length portrait of the author seated at a round table composing verses, directed to left, wearing domestic garments and a cap, looking up thoughtfully with her left elbow on the table and left hand to her chin, a quill in her right hand, an inkwell, paper and a book on the table; oval in rectangle. 1773
Engraving with etching
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Height: 154 millimetres (cropped)
Width: 105 millimetres (cropped)
- Curator's comments
- The lettering from the titlepage of the 'Poems on various subjects' has partially transferred to the recto of this print. The British Library holds a 1773 edition of the book at pressmark 992.a.34.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2007 Mar-Jun, London, National Portrait Gallery, 'Between Worlds:...'
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Poems on various subjects
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