Detail of Gerard ter Borch, Officer Writing a Letter
'On News', stanza 1, Bodleian, MS Eng th e 50, folio 52r

  • Left image: Gerard ter Borch, Officer Writing a Letter, with a Trumpeter, c.1658–59, detail (E1924-3-21): The William L. Elkins Collection, 1924, Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Right image: MS Eng. th. e. 50, fol. 52r (‘Centuries’, III.26): The Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford