The polling. Plate III [graphic] / engrav'd by W. Hogarth & Le Cave.

Creator:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, printmaker.
Edition:
[State 3].
Published/Created:
[London] :
[Wm. Hogarth.],
published 20 Febry 1758, as the act directs.
Physical Description:
1 print : etching and engraving on laid paper ; plate mark 43.9 x 55.9 cm, on sheet 47.2 x 61.1 cm
Notes:
Title engraved above image.
Third state with the words 'Milicia Bill' on the coat pocket of the crippled voter in the left foreground.
Third in a series Four prints of an election.
Dedication engraved below image: To the Honble. Sr. Edward Walpole, Knight of the Bath. This plate is most humbly Inscrib'd by his most obedient humble servant Willm. Hogarth.
Abstract:
"A rural scene with a hustings where ailing men are being brought to vote and the able-bodied are amusing themselves with a drawing of one of the candidates, an execution broadside and a gin bottle; in the middle ground a coach bearing the sign of the Union Flag has collapsed, but its female passenger (Britannia) is unable to gain the attention of her coachmen who are absorbed in a card game; beyond, a bridge across a river is crowded with a riotous procession."--British Museum online catalogue.
Topics:
Card games.
Carriages & coaches.
Crowds.
Political elections.
Riots.
Topics:
Great Britain--Politics and government--1714-1760.
Topics:
Cave, Franc╠žois Morellon La, active approximately 1700-1766, printmaker.
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, artist.
Kinnaird, Charles Kinnaird,--Baron,--1780-1826--Ownership.
Perrins, Charles William Dyson,--1864-1958--Ownership.
Sotheby, Frederick Edward,--1837-1909--Ownership.
Steevens, George,--1736-1800--Ownership.
Language:
English
Genre:
Annotations (Provenance)--18th century.--CtY-LW
Engravings--England--London--1758.
Etchings--England--London--1758.
Satires (Visual works)--England--1758.
Format:
Image
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Call Number:
Sotheby
41++
Folio 75 H67 800 v.2 (Oversize)
Hogarth 758.02.20.01.3++ Box 305
Sotheby 41++ Box 310
Orbis Record:
9884403
Yale Collection:
LEWIS WALPOLE LIBRARY, Prints and Drawings
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr30160
Citation:
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 3, no. 3309
Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (3rd ed.), no. 200
OID:
15947894
PID:
digcoll:2793023