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In a lunatic asylum, and in the company of a variety of other deranged individuals, a half-naked Ramble Gripe, his wrists chained, is restrained by orderlies. Engraving by T. Bowles, 1735.

Bowles, Thomas, II, active 1712-1767.
Date
[1735]

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view In a lunatic asylum, and in the company of a variety of other deranged individuals, a half-naked Ramble Gripe, his wrists chained, is restrained by orderlies. Engraving by T. Bowles, 1735.

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Credit: In a lunatic asylum, and in the company of a variety of other deranged individuals, a half-naked Ramble Gripe, his wrists chained, is restrained by orderlies. Engraving by T. Bowles, 1735. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

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Description

To the right a young woman faints supported by another woman who applies smelling salts. In the background "men mimick poets, popes, or kings". A geometrician draws diagrams and figures on the wall and a woman admires her reflection in a broken mirror

Publication/Creation

[London] ([no 13 in Cornhill]) : [printed for John Bowles], [1735]

Physical description

1 print : engraving, with etching ; image 23.4 x 31.2 cm.

Lettering

He is chained raving mad in Bedlam.

Publications note

R. Paulson, Hogarth's graphic works, London 1989, 3rd edition, related to 139
British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, London 1877, vol. 3, no. 2257
D. Kunzle, Plagiaries-by-memory of the Rake's Progress and the genesis of Hogarth's second picture story, Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes, 29, 1966, plate 61b

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 38347i

Lettering note

A wall is inscribed "signs tangents", "longitude", etc. and there is a verse beneath the print

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  • English



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