- Museum number
'The Road to Ruin', No 3 The Arrest; domestic interior, in centre, two policemen carrying bowler hats, one presenting a warrant (?) to a man smoking a cigar standing by a fireplace to right, to the left, his wife and children, one of whom holds a doll with a toy before her, two men stand in the doorway. 1879
Black chalk, charcoal, graphite, touched with brown and white chalk, on blue-grey paper
- Production date
Height: 719 millimetres
Width: 914 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- One of the studies for a series of paintings.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2006/7 Nov-Mar, London, Guildhall Art Gallery, 'William Powell Frith:...'
2007 Mar-Jul, Harrogate, Mercer Art Gallery, 'William Powell Frith:...'
- Acquisition date
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number