[A scene in a tavern on election day] [graphic] / painted and the whole engraved by Wm. Hogarth.
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, printmaker.
[London] : [Wm. Hogarth], published 24th Febry. 1755, as the act directs.
1 print : etching with engraving on laid paper ; plate mark 433 x 567 mm, on sheet 460 x 624 mm.
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."
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 ..."
An election entertainment ; plate 1 An election entertainment. Plate 1.
Children. Demonstrations. Eating & drinking. Gin. Intoxication. Musicians. Political elections. Politicians. Smoking. Taverns (Inns)
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, artist. Kinnaird, Charles Kinnaird,--Baron,--1780-1826--Ownership. Sotheby, Frederick Edward,--1837-1909--Ownership.
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