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"Industry and Idleness"
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"Industry and Idleness"
'The idle 'prentice executed at Tyburn', plate XI of "Industry and Idleness"; The crowds gather at Tyburn to watch Idle's execution. A Methodist preacher urges him to repent; the executioner sits astride the gallows. A woman peddles the 'Last Dying Speech' and Tiddy Doll sells gingerbread, amidst fighting and shouting spectators.
1747
London Metropolitan Archives
Hogarth Collection
Hogarth, William (1697-1764)
Hogarth, William (1697-1764)
Final state of plate.
engraving
paper
41cms
crowd scene/satire
p5435145