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South Sea Bubble
South Sea Bubble
19925
South Sea Bubble
The South Sea Bubble, showing greed and speculation which preceeded the bubble. 'Get rich quick' speculators are shown on the merry-go-round, while on the ground Honour and Honesty are flogged by Self Interest and Villainy.
1721
London Metropolitan Archives
Satirical Print Collection
Hogarth, William (1697-1764)
Hogarth, William (1697-1764)
engraving
paper
32cms
satire
p5438480