- Museum number
'The Road to Ruin', No 2 Ascot; crowd of men behind a barrier to left, with another crowd, mainly women, to right, several of the figures, particularly those on a platform towards the left, taking bets in notebooks. 1879
Black chalk, charcoal, graphite, touched with brown and white chalk, on blue-grey paper
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Height: 717 millimetres
Width: 916 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- One of the studies for a series of paintings.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1964 Dec-May, BM, Hogarth, no.186
1997 Mar-Aug London, Soane Museum, 'Rake's Progress'
2006/7 Nov-Mar, London, Guildhall Art Gallery, 'William Powell Frith:...'
2007 Mar-Jul, Harrogate, Mercer Art Gallery, 'William Powell Frith:...'
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- Prints and Drawings
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