Title engraved below image. "Price 5 shillings."--Following printmaker's name.
The third print in the series "Four Times of the Day" is set at Sadler's Wells. "A dyer and his wife walking with their dog beside the New River; the wife holds a fan with a design of Aphrodite and Adonis, the husband carries a small child, a somewhat older boy stands behind them in tears because his sister is demanding the gingerbread figure he holds; behind them is a young woman holding a shoe and a cow being milked by another woman; to the right is a tavern with the sign of Sir Hugh Middleton's Head, two women and a man are in the tavern garden, other figures are visible through the window, and a grape vine is climbing up towards the roof."--British Museum online catalogue.
Four times of the day.
Children. City & town life. Crying. Dogs. Fans (Accessories) Milkmen & milkwomen. Signs (Notices) Spouses. Taverns (Inns)
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Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 3, no. 2382 Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (3rd ed.), no. 148 Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (1st ed.), no. 154
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