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The Beggar's opera: on trial for robbery, Captain Macheath stands in shackles, while two of his lovers plead for his life. Engraving by W. Blake after W. Hogarth, 1st July 1790.

Hogarth, William, 1697-1764.
Date
1 July 1790

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Beggar's opera act III ; painted by Wm. Hogarth ; engraved by Wm. Blake

Publication/Creation

London (Cheapside & Pall Mall) : J. & J. Boydell, 1 July 1790.

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; image 40.3 x 54 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 579429i

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  • English

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