- Museum number
'The Race for Wealth', No 5 Retribution; convicts walking in a circle in a prison-yard at Millbank, watched by a guard to left, with a lamppost in the centre. 1879
Black chalk, touched with white chalk, on blue-grey paper
- Production date
Height: 716 millimetres
Width: 915 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- One of the studies for a series of paintings, probably relating to the career of the financier Baron Grant, exhibited in 1880.
See curatorial comment to 1943,1211.626
- 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
- Acquisition notes
- According to records in the Department of Prints & Drawings dated 4. xii.1943, Frith gave this drawing to his son Philip, who displayed it on the walls of his city office until his retirement when he gave it to an old school friend, Mr. J. Proctor, from whom the Leger Gallery acquired it.
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number