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"The sleeping congregation"
"The sleeping congregation"
18048
"The sleeping congregation"
"The sleeping congregation." The scene is a country church, the only member of the congregation awake (besides the speaker) is the clerk who observes the charms of a young girl. The preacher is John Theophilus Desaguiliers.
1736
London Metropolitan Archives
Satirical Print Collection
Hogarth, William (1697-1764)
Hogarth, William (1697-1764)
Hogarth, William (1697-1764)
engraving
paper
27cms
satire
p5436334