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The Bublers Mirrour: or England's Folley [graphic].

The Bublers Mirrour: or England's Folley [graphic].

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Bublers mirrour
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Date: [1720]
Publisher: Printed for & sold by Tho: Bowles next the Chapter House in St. Pauls Chu: Yard,
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Description:
Below the image of a cheerful man holding a bag of coins is, first, an image of riches labeled "Mar del lux" and, second, a poem beginning: Thus Fortune's darling glories in success / And boasts his riches with a smiling face / South Sea he bought when low, for little gold / And luckily sold out for seven fold.
Watermark: faint, unidentifiable mark at center of page.
The mezzotint design is closely followed, in reverse, in a contemporary etching, Peel 0074.
Cropped to 35 x 25 cm.
Abstract:
This depicts a scene of success. See also companion print, Peel 0175, which depicts a scene of loss.
Physical Description:
1 print : mezzotint, etching, and engraving ; plate mark: 15 1/2 x 11 1/4 in. (393 x 285 mm.); image: 13 7/8 x 9 7/8 in. (352 x 250 mm.)
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The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 11032084
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