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Seven prints to Moore's 'Irish Melodies'; after Stothard (London, S Robinson, 1824); title-page and six plates, after Stothard; part of an album. 1824
Title-page: portrait of Thomas Moore, bust directed to left, in roundel, surrounded by three cherubs with ivy garland and harp; proof before letters.
'Oh! the heart that has truly lov'd, never forgets ... when he rose'; a couple standing in a garden, the man on the right wearing a plumed cap and gesturing towards a sunflower on the right; by Heath; lettered state.
'Beauty lies ... my Nora Creina!'; a couple sitting on a grass verge, with a vision in upper right of a woman surrounded by cherubs and admired by men kneeling beside her; be Heath; lettered state.
'Rich and rare were the gems she wore ... she bore'; a woman standing in front of a tree, holding a wand with a light at the tip, watched by two men sitting on the right and a woman in an attitude of awe on the left; by Heath; lettered state.
'Ill Omens / But while o'er the roses too carelessly leaning ... was lost'; a young woman walking through a forest, bending forward and reaching out to left to pick a rose from a bush; by Heath; lettered state.
'Come rest in this bosom my own stricken deer'; a couple in a forest, the woman reaching down to embrace the man, who kneels on the left with a broken sword beside him; by Heath; proof before letters.
'Come send round the wine'; a group of men drinking, raising their glasses, including a cleric, and a man in the foreground who shakes hand with another on the right, who wears oriental dress; by Heath and Mitchell; scratched-letter state.
Etching and engraving, with stipple, printed on chine collé
- Production date
Height: 210 millimetres (each plate, approx.)
Width: 147 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Part of an album, pasted with twenty-two prints after Stothard, registered with three registration numbers to respond to the three sets (1835,0711.177-9), in black leather covers, unlettered, with broken spine.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Irish Melodies
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Under Qq,14 were listed in the 1835 register three lots of prints after Stothard purchased by Ottley at the Sloman sale (1835,0711.177,178 and 179). They contained respectively 6,7 and 9 prints which were then numbered from 1-6, 1-7 and 1-9. In order to disambiguate them, they have been given numbers corresponding to each lot, plus sub-numbers.
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 1835,0711.178