Satan Finds Some Mischief
Photo-mechanical reproduction of coloured wood block engravings by Edmund Evans
3½ x 2¾ inches
Watts, Isaac. Divine and Moral Songs, facing 50.
One of Gaskin’s rigorously simplified designs, conveying its heavy-handed message – Satan finds mischief for idle hands – by showing a child reflecting on her naughtiness as she contemplates the toys she has broken. [Commentary continues below.]
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