[A scene in a tavern on election day] [graphic] / painted and the whole engraved by Wm. Hogarth.

Creator:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, printmaker.
Edition:
[State 2].
Published/Created:
[London] :
[Wm. Hogarth],
published 24th Febry. 1755, as the act directs.
Physical Description:
1 print : etching with engraving on laid paper ; plate mark 433 x 567 mm, on sheet 460 x 624 mm.
Notes:
Title devised by cataloger.
Series title and number engraved above image.
State from Paulson.
Dedication etched below image: "To the Right Honourable Henry Fox, &c,&c,&c. This plate is humbly inscrib'd by his most obedient humble servt. Wm. Hogarth."
Abstract:
A dining room in a tavern is filled with drunken and rowdy men seated around a rectangular and a circular table that have been pushed together. More men and women are pushing through the doorway on the right. In the back of the room, a band of musicians play their instruments. Through the window demonstrators care signs with political messages: "Liberty and property" and "Marry and multiply in spite of the devil and the ..."
Variant Titles:
An election entertainment ; plate 1
An election entertainment. Plate 1.
Topics:
Children.
Demonstrations.
Eating & drinking.
Gin.
Intoxication.
Musicians.
Political elections.
Politicians.
Smoking.
Taverns (Inns)
Topics:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, artist.
Kinnaird, Charles Kinnaird,--Baron,--1780-1826--Ownership.
Sotheby, Frederick Edward,--1837-1909--Ownership.
Language:
English
Genre:
Engravings--England--London--1755.
Etchings--England--London--1755.
Satires (Visual works)--England--1755.
Format:
Image
Rights:
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Call Number:
Sotheby
97++
Kinnaird 37K Box 310
Sotheby 97++ Box 315
Orbis Record:
9884256
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr22320
Citation:
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 3, no. 3285
Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (3rd ed.), no. 198
OID:
16030645
PID:
digcoll:2807152