Health is dearer to me than a whole Sack full of Gold. 

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Resource details

Resource ID

15503

Access

Open

Title

Health is dearer to me than a whole Sack full of Gold.

Date of Original

1 October 1790

Special Collection

Bentley-Blake Collection

Creator

Blake, William, 1757-1827, engraver

Format

1 leaf : illustration ; 17 x 10 cm

Storage Location

Rare Books

Notes

Plate opposite Page 15: Salzmann, Christian Gotthilf, 1744-1811. Elements of morality, for the use of children. A new edition. Volume I. London : Printed for J. Johnson, 1805.

Plate-mark: 16.5 x 10 cm

Of the anonymous English engravings of 51 designs after Chodowiecki in this edition, 45 may cautiously be assigned to William Blake. Cf. G.E. Bentley, Jr. Blake books supplement.

See Catalogue Link below for full Victoria University Library catalogue record.

Catalogue Number

Blake no.771 v.1

Copyright

Public Domain

Subject

Ethics.
Children -- Conduct of life.
Conduct of life.

Sequence

0771

Contributor(s)

Chodowiecki, Daniel, 1726-1801, illustrator

Item

Art print

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