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Asylum for the Reception of Female Orphans

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Asylum for the Reception of Female Orphans

18th century
302 x 353 mm (11.9 x 13.9 in.)

George Quinton, British (English), b. born 1779
After Thomas Spence Duche (aka Thomas Spence Duché), American, (1763–1790)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Stipple engraving printed in brown ink with hand coloring on laid paper
Print impression quality: Good
Edition: Published 24 June 1797 by G. Quinton; sold by W. Stevenson, Norwich. This print and its pendant, DAC 1996.22.2, were intended to benefit a charitable institution.
Marks: Inscribed in plate, lower right: “Engrav’d by G. Quinton”
Bibliography: See object file.
Credit Line: Weedon Endowment funds, 1996
Accession Number: 1996.22.1

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  • allegory
  • children (people by age group) - People in the earliest developmental stage of life. [August 1996 related term added. February 1995 descriptor changed, was "children". September 1993 related term added. November 1992 alternate term added. February 1991 scope note added.]
  • death
  • oval images
  • philanthropy - Altruistic concern for human welfare and advancement usually as manifested by the donation of money, property, or work to needy persons, by endowment of institutions of learning or health care, or by generosity to other socially useful purposes. RHUND2 [January 1995 descriptor added.]

  • plate Dimensions: 302 x 353 mm (11.9 x 13.9 in.)

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