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In front of St. Paul's Church, Covent Garden, several men brandishing sticks attack a crowd attempting to raise a riot. Engraving by Thomas Bowles, 1735.

Bowles, Thomas, II, active 1712-1767.


About this work

Publication/Creation

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

Physical description

1 print : engraving, with etching ; image 23.2 x 30.4 cm.

Lettering

He and his drunken companions raise a riot in Covent Garden.

Publications note

R. Paulson, Hogarth's graphic works, London 1989, 3rd edition.
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 58a

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 38341i

Lettering note

Verses beneath the print

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


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