The company of undertakers [graphic] / Wm. Hogarth del.

Published/Created:
[London] :
Printed for Bowles & Carver, map & printsellers, no. 69 in St. Paul's Church Yard, London,
[not before 1793]
Physical Description:
1 print : mezzotint with etching on laid paper in brown ink ; plate mark x mm, on sheet x mm
Notes:
Title etched below image.
"Wm. Hogarth del." erased from this impression; surmised from earlier state in the British Museum. See Registration number: 1935,0522.1.40.
Numbered "193" in lower left corner.
Title from British Museum catalogue: A consultation of physicians.
Caption below image begins: "Beareth sable, an urinal proper, between 12 quack-heads of the second & 12 caneheads or consultant ..."
Copy of Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 3, no. 2308.
Cf. Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (3rd ed.), no. 144.
Abstract:
A copy in the same direction after the engraving by Hogarth titled 'The Company of Undertakers'. Sixteen heads of doctors, three of whom, in the upper division, are identified as John Taylor, Sarah Mapp, and Joshua Ward; three in the lower centre peer at liquid in a glass phial, the one to left using a pince-nez.
Topics:
Eyeglasses.
Medical equipment & supplies.
Physicians.
Staffs (Sticks)
Topics:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, artist.
Language:
English
Genre:
Engravings--England--London--1793.
Etchings--England--London--1793.
Satires (Visual works)--England--1793.
Format:
Image
Rights:
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Call Number:
Hogarth
793.00.00.14
Hogarth 764.00.00.14 Box 112
Orbis Record:
11325294
Yale Collection:
LEWIS WALPOLE LIBRARY, Prints and Drawings
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr22661
OID:
16034768
PID:
digcoll:2810291