A poor London street strewn with hopeless drunkards and lined with gin shops and a flourishing pawnbroker. Engraving, c. 1751, after W. Hogarth.
- Hogarth, William, 1697-1764.
- publish'd according to Act of Parliamt. 1 February 1751
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The pawnbroker's shop depicted is "S. Gripe pawnbroker", the distillery is "Kilman distillery", a gin shop sign reads "drunk for a penny dead drunk for two pence clean straw for nothing" and a drunkard's paper is headed "the downfall of Mdam. gin"
The area depicted is St. Giles, London
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