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"Gin Lane"
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"Gin Lane"
"Gin Lane"; the scene is the St Giles slums. Goods are being pawned in order to buy gin; a baby is being fed with gin; people are dying of gin. The pawnbroker, distiller and undertaker are the only well-off and successful people in the neighbourhood.
1751
London Metropolitan Archives
Hogarth Collection
Hogarth, William (1697-1764)
Hogarth, William (1697-1764)
The 3rd of 4 states of plate.
engraving
paper
39cms
street scene/satire
p5448722