4 proofs, printed together on one page, of illustrations to Ambrose Philips's "Imitation of Eclogue 1" in Thornton's "Pastorals of Virgil" (London, 1821); from top to bottom: 1, landscape with tree; corn blown down by the wind; 2, sheep-pen sheltered by trees, r; shepherd chasing off wolf, l; 3, landscape with central river snaking into the background; with cottage, r; and sheep, l; 4, traveller with hat and staff walking left past milestone and signpost; distant townscape in the background (with spire of Chichester cathedral). 1821 Wood-engraving

An00022703 001 l

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Thornton, Robert John, Philips, Ambrose
Printmaker
Blake, William

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British XVIIIc Mounted Roy
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London

Time

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1919
Made
1821

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