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The pleasures of the married state / W. Proud del. et sculp.

Printed for Robt. Sayer in Fleet Street, & Jno. Smith in Cheapside1770/1789

National Women’s History Museum

National Women’s History Museum
Alexandria, VA, United States

Print shows a family gathering around a table, the husband, seated, is instructing a son who stands next to him with an open book, and the wife, seated opposite, holds an infant daughter, the children mimic the parent's costume; in the background is a painting of Jesus changing water to wine during the wedding feast. Includes eight lines of verse promoting marriage.
Created / Published
London : Printed for Robt. Sayer in Fleet Street, & Jno. Smith in Cheapside, [between 1770 and 1789]

Details

  • Title: The pleasures of the married state / W. Proud del. et sculp.
  • Creator: Printed for Robt. Sayer in Fleet Street, & Jno. Smith in Cheapside
  • Date Created: 1770/1789
  • Subject Keywords: Women's history, 18th-century England, family
  • External Link: Library of Congress

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