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Beer Street

Artist:
William Hogarth (British, London 1697–1764 London)
Date:
February 1, 1751
Medium:
Etching and engraving; third state of three
Dimensions:
plate: 15 3/8 x 12 13/16 in. (39 x 32.5 cm) sheet: 16 9/16 x 13 9/16 in. (42 x 34.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Sarah Lazarus, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.141
Not on view
Signature: in plate: "Design'd by W. Hogarth."

Inscription: in plate: 'Publish'd according to Act of Parliament Feb. 1. 1751. Price 1 s."; verses beginning: ""Beer, happy Produce of our Isle ..."
Donor: Sarah Lazarus
Paulson 1970.185 iii/iii, Paulson 1989.185 iii/iii; British Museum Satires 3126; Dobson and Armstrong p. 211
Frederic George Stephens, M. Dorothy George Catalogue of political and personal satires preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. 11 vols., London, 1870-, cat. no. 3126.

Austin Dobson, Sir Walter Armstrong William Hogarth. London and New York, 1902, p. 211.

Ronald Paulson Hogarth's Graphic Works. 2 vols., New Haven, 1970, cat. no. 185 iii/iii.

Ronald Paulson Hogarth's Graphic Works. Third edition. London, 1989, cat. no. 185 iii/iii.



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