[Cockpit] [graphic] / design'd and engrav'd by Willm. Hogarth.

Published/Created:
[London]
[Wm. Hogarth]
publish'd according to act of Parliament Nov. 5th 1759
Physical Description:
1 print : etching and engraving on laid paper ; plate mark 31.8 x 39 cm, on sheet 34.7 x 42 cm
Notes:
Title from Paulson.
Title engraved below image, on either side of an image of a rooster wtih the words 'Royal' and 'Sport' etched on either side: Pit ticket.
Purchased from John Grant, Ltd., Edinburgh; August 1940; £20 lot. With Kinnaird bookplate; disbound at Yale.
Formerly owned by Charles Kinnaird, 8th Lord Kinnaird of Inchture (1780-1826).
Sheet trimmed to 319 x 387 mm.
Abstract:
"Interior of the Cockpit on the south side of St James's Park with two fighting cocks in the pit and forty male spectators ranging from a sow-gelder, a butcher, a black footman, coachmen and a sweep to the blind Lord Albermarle Bertie (in the centre); on the wall to right, a framed picture of a stout woman, lettered "Nan Rawlings", seated with a cock on her lap."--British Museum online catalogue.
Variant Titles:
Pit ticket
Associated Names:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764 [Printmaker]
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764 [Artist]
Topics:
Bertie, Albemarle, Sir, ca. 1720-1765
Blacks, depicted
Butchers
Chimney sweeps
Cockfighting
Cockfighting -- Great Britain
Dogs
Gambling
Nobility
Perrins, Charles
Saint James's Palace (London, England)
Servants
Sports spectators
Steevens, George, 1736-1800
Topics:
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 18th century
Language:
English
Genre:
Annotations (Provenance) -- 18th century
Engravings -- England -- London -- 1759
Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1759
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
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:
Kinnaird 56K(b) Box 215
Orbis Record:
9868068
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr22374
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
16030699
PID:
digcoll:2807214