“Winter Woman” plate inserted in a copy of Theophila (1652), with annotations

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    30 MB
  • container title
    Edward Benlowes, Theophila (London: Henry Seile and Humphrey Moseley, 1652)
  • copyright status
    Public Domain
  • creator
    Edward Benlowes, Wenceslaus Hollar
  • credit
    Used by permission of The Morgan Library & Museum.
  • original publisher
    Edward Benlowes, Roger Norton, Henry Seile, Humphrey Moseley
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“Winter Woman” plate inserted in a copy of Theophila (1652). Edward Benlowes has added a couplet below the image, and a later owner has added other annotations. The Morgan Library & Museum. PML 5846. Purchased with the Irwin collection, 1900.

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“Winter Woman” plate heavily annotated with anagrams on the name “Sophia Lancaster” in English, Latin, and Greek, as well as a couplet by Benlowes.

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