“Winter Woman” incribed with a couplet by Benlowes

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  • container title
    Edward Benlowes, Theophila (London: Henry Seile and Humphrey Moseley, 1652)
  • copyright status
    Public Domain
  • creator
    Edward Benlowes
  • credit
    Photograph by Whitney Trettien.
  • original publisher
    Edward Benlowes, Roger Norton, Henry Seile, Humphrey Moseley
  • original publisher place
  • rights
  • rights holder
    Whitney Trettien
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“Winter Woman,” tipped into Theophila (1652) and annotated with a couplet: “This shewes a Lady should affect a Dresse, / That Modesty & Vertue may expresse.” Harvard University, Houghton Library, HEW 7.10.9, facing sig. A2r.

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Page opening showing Benlowes’s couplet written on a tipped-in plate of Hollar’s “Winter Woman”

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