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"Marriage a la mode"
"Marriage a la mode"
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18063
"Marriage a la mode"
Plate I of "Marriage a la mode"; The impoverished Lord Squanderfield has arranged a marriage between his son and the daughter of a wealthy alderman and merchant. Lord Squanderfield points to his family tree to emphasize his noble lineage. On the opposite side of the room his son sits taking snuff and looking with vanity into an adjacent mirror.
1745
London Metropolitan Archives
Satirical Print Collection
Hogarth, William (1697-1764)
Scotin, Gerard
Hogarth, William (1697-1764)
Represents fifth state of the plate. For related images see Record Nos: 18060 to 18063.
engraving
paper
47cms
satire
p5433100