Copy of Plate 1: Tom Idle sleeps at his loom beneath a ballad of Moll Flanders, having drunk from a large tankard lettered "Spittle Fields"; Francis Goodchild concentrates on his work while light streams through the window on to ballads of "The London Prentice" and "Whitington, Ld Mayor" on the wall above his head; a cat pulls at Idle's shuttle and the master, Mr West, enters bearing a stick; after Hogarth; illustration to Lichtenberg's 'Ausführliche Erklärung' (1784-1796, vol.V). Etching
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