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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


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

Physical description

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


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


Wellcome Library no. 38341i

Lettering note

Verses beneath the print



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