An elderly man plays his harp on a hillside surrounded by couples and children. In the distance are mountains and a tower.
Title from the first line of the four-line poem printed below the image.Title continues: “… That not a mountain rears his head unsung. And many an amorous, many a humourous lay, which many a bard had changed many a day.”
Frontispiece to: Jones, E. Bardic Museum. Musical and poetical relicks of the Welsh Bards, v. 2. London : For the author, 1802
- Printmaker: Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, printmaker.
- Title: “The muse so oft her silver harp has strung …” [graphic] / the figures drawn by Ibbetson, and the landscape by J. Smith ; etched by Rowlandson.
- Published: [London] : Published according to act of Parliament Feb. 20, 1802 by Ed. Jones, in Lord Steward’s Court-Yard, St. James’s Place, [20 February 1802]
Acquired April 2013