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BEER STREET & GIN LANE
BEER STREET & GIN LANE
Set of two original antique copper engravings by William Hogarth
Third State
Lifetime/Jane Hogarth impressions
Published 1759 - 1788
Mounted in white

In 1737 there were 7000 retailers of gin in London (not including the city). The first licencing act was enacted this year to curtail the distribution of gin.
Drinking beer was encouraged to drive out the madness and poverty caused by the consumption of gin. Beer was considered healthy and created a joyous population.

Image size: 30 x 38cm
Mount size: 51 x 57cm

Price incl. VAT: £4000.00
Price excl. VAT: £3333.00View Item
THE ENRAGED MUSICIAN
THE ENRAGED MUSICIAN
Original antique copper engraving by William Hogarth
Published by Jane Hogarth, 1776
Mounted in cream

Image size: 41 x 36cm
Mount size: 58 x 53 cm

Price incl. VAT: £675.00
Price excl. VAT: £562.50View Item
THE DISTREST POET
THE DISTREST POET
Original antique copper engraving by William Hogarth
Published by Jane Hogarth, c1775
Mounted in cream

Image size: 41 x 36cm
Mount size: 58 x 53 cm

Price incl. VAT: £175.00
Price excl. VAT: £146.00View Item
CHARACTERS AND CHARICATURAS
CHARACTERS AND CHARICATURAS
Original antique copper engraving by William Hogarth
Published by Craddock and Baldwin, c1820
Mounted in cream

Image size: 20 x 22cm
Mount size: 36 x 38cm

Price incl. VAT: £50.00
Price excl. VAT: £42.00View Item
THE TIMES (SET OF TWO)
THE TIMES (SET OF TWO)
Original antique copper engraving by William Hogarth
Published by Craddock and Baldwin, London, 1820
Set of 2
Mounted in cream

Image sizes: 30cm x 23cm
Mounted sizes: 49cm x 43cm

Set price inc VAT: £150.00
Set price exc VAT: £125.00View Item