Two oval compositions on a single plate: to the left a man with a dog a sack of coins in a bag labelled 'Rewards of Industry', to the right a woman feeding her chickens, both respectably dressed standing beneath a pair of compasses with the words 'Fear God' and around the outside of both ovals the words 'Keep within Compass and you shall be sure to escape many troubles that others endure'; within the blank borders numerous homilies of similar tenor. c.1820<br/>Etching and engraving with hand-colouring

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2009,7111.1

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Two oval compositions on a single plate: to the left a man with a dog a sack of coins in a bag labelled 'Rewards of Industry', to the right a woman feeding her chickens, both respectably dressed standing beneath a pair of compasses with the words 'Fear God' and around the outside of both ovals the words 'Keep within Compass and you shall be sure to escape many troubles that others endure'; within the blank borders numerous homilies of similar tenor. c.1820
Etching and engraving with hand-colouring

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