Alas ther is no happiness on this side the grave!!!

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“In the centre of the design is an open grave from which a hand raises a wand topped by miniature antlers. It divides Lady Graves (left), youthful and handsome, from Cumberland, in the uniform of the Royal Horse Guards (Blues). They advance towards each other, he with arms outstretched. The title (her words) continues: ‘Then come my love TO TIHS’ [sic] (his words).”–British Museum online catalogue.

  • Printmaker: Heath, William, 1795-1840, printmaker.
  • Title: Alas ther is no happiness on this side the grave!!! [graphic] : – Then come my love to tihs [sic] / W. Heathe [sic].
  • Publication: [London] : Pub. Feb. 1st, 1830, by T. McLean, 26 Haymarket …, [not before 1 February 1830]

Catalog RecordĀ 

830.02.01.02+

Acquired October 2018

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