From an original drawing by the Revd. George Parnel, Archdeacon of Clogher, in the possession of G. Faulkner.
Frontispiece to Volume XVII of George Faulkner's edition of Swift's "Works", 1768 of Esther Johnson, (1681-1728), Dean Swift's "Stella". Head & shoulders, to front, face to right, three-quarter face, looking to front, low cut dress, with mantle over right shoulder and across front, hair falling at back of shoulders, large curls at back of left shoulder; oval in rectangle. After an original drawing by Revd. George Parnel which should read Dr. Thomas Parnell, (1679-1718). Parnell died in 1717 - it is possible that he drew this portrait in 1716.
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[Dublin : George Faulkner, 1768].
One of two impressions - see also JOHN-ES (1A) I for the other impression.
Physical description: 1 print : engraving ; image 11 x 7.4 cm., plate mark 13 x 8.5 cm., sheet 16.5 x 9.7 cm..
Citations/References: Catalogue of Engraved Irish Portraits and Original Drawings / Rosalind M. Elmes. - Dublin : p. 103.
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