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William Hogarth’s A Harlot’s Progress charts the unfortunate fall of the likeable Moll Hackabout from pretty young ing&e...
Painting, Image Created date: 1731
This painting shows a pivotal scene from Act 3 of John Gay’s Beggar’s Opera, in which the highwayman Captain Macheath is...
William Hogarth’s series A Rake’s Progress was published as a set of eight prints in 1735, in which he charts the despai...
This image by William Hogarth, printed in 1755, depicts the violence, gluttony and bribery of an election banquet among...
Painting, Artwork, Image Created date: c. 1745
David Garrick (1717–1779) was a hugely influential British actor, playwright and theatre manager. He rose to fame after ...
Alcoholism was widespread amongst the poor in the 1700s, and the rise of the ‘gin craze’ became infamous. Gin was cheap ...
Bethlehem Hospital (Bedlam) moved to London’s Moorfields in the 1670s as a respite home for ‘poor senseless creatures’. ...
Marriage A-la-Mode is a series of six satirical paintings by William Hogarth that warn against the upper-class practice...
This is an engraving of Henry Fielding (1707–1754), the novelist, playwright and founder of the Bow Street Runners (an e...
Drink and drunkenness was a familiar feature of daily life in Georgian society and considered the norm for people in all...
This famous image by William Hogarth, engraved from an original painting in 1758, depicts four judges listening to a cas...
Print, Etching, Engraving Created date: 1724
The Lottery, by William Hogarth (1697–1764), is an engraved satire denouncing the greed, folly and disillusion of those ...
Print, Etching, Engraving Created date: c. 1721
William Hogarth (1697–1764), the celebrated painter and engraver, published The South Sea Scheme in around 1721 as a mor...