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A Harlot's Progress, Plate 4 / A Harlot's Progress

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1858,0417.547

  • Title (object)

    • A Harlot's Progress, Plate 4

    Title (series)

    • A Harlot's Progress
  • Description

    Bridewell prison with inmates (including prostitutes and a card-player) beating hemp under the supervision of a warder holding a cane; Moll is still dressed in her finery, but a one-eyed female attendant fingers the lace lappet hanging from her cap and her erstwhile serving-woman is trying on her fashionable shoes and stockings; beyond, a man stands with his hands in a pillory. 1732 Etching and engraving

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1732
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 311 millimetres
    • Width: 383 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with text within image and below "Plate 4./Wm. Hogarth invt. pinxt. et sculpt.".
  • Bibliography

    • Paulson 1989 124.I bibliographic details
    • Paulson 1965/70 124.I bibliographic details
    • BM Satires 2075 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Mounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1858

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1858,0417.547

Bridewell prison with inmates (including prostitutes and a card-player) beating hemp under the supervision of a warder holding a cane; Moll is still dressed in her finery, but a one-eyed female attendant fingers the lace lappet hanging from her cap and her erstwhile serving-woman is trying on her fashionable shoes and stockings; beyond, a man stands with his hands in a pillory. 1732 Etching and engraving

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Bridewell prison with inmates (including prostitutes and a card-player) beating hemp under the supervision of a warder holding a cane; Moll is still dressed in her finery, but a one-eyed female attendant fingers the lace lappet hanging from her cap and her erstwhile serving-woman is trying on her fashionable shoes and stockings; beyond, a man stands with his hands in a pillory. 1732 Etching and engraving

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