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Scholars at a lecture. Engraving by W. Hogarth.

Hogarth, William, 1697-1764.
Date
March 3rd 1736
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Description

"Datur vacuum" is a pun on "vacuum" carried out in the expressions of various auditors. The reader is supposed to be William Fisher of Jesus College, Oxford

Publication/Creation

[London] : W. Hogarth, March 3rd 1736.

Physical description

1 print : engraving, with etching ; image 20.3 x 17.1 cm

Publications note

R. Paulson, Hogarth's graphic works, 3 ed., London 1989, p.100 [143]

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 39166i

Lettering note

Further lettering within the print: "Datur vacuum" appears on the open book

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  • English
  • Latin


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