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Image ID:
lwlpr22196
Creator:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, printmaker.
Title:
[The stage coach, or, The country inn yard] design'd and engrav'd by W. Hogarth.
Related Title:
Country inn yard
Edition:
[3rd state].
Published:
[London] : [Wm. Hogarth], publish'd according to act of Parliament, 1747.
Description:
1 print : etching with engraving, on laid paper ; plate mark 217 x 309 mm, on sheet 237 x 332 mm.
Notes:
Title and state from Paulson. | Date from Paulson: 26 June 1747. | Lower left corner, below image: "Price one shilling".
Reference:
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 3, no. 2882 | Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (3rd ed.), 167
Summary:
"The scene is the courtyard of the "Old Angel In", a stop for coaches on the road to London; in foreground a large woman enters a coach, the man to her left helps her in with a hand on her round backside, a man with a protruding belly stands waiting, behind him a boy holds out a hat for tips; to the left a refreshment seller yells out advertising her goods, two drunken guests lean out from a window above with a pipe and a horn, and two figures embrace in the doorway below, the watchdog lies asleep in his kennel on the right; a crowd of election campaigners at the far end of the inn"--British Museum online catalogue.
Subjects:
  •  Carriages & coaches.
  • Crowds.
  • Street vendors.
  • Taverns (Inns)
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Satires (Visual works) - England - 1747.
  • Engravings - England - London - 1747.
  • Etchings - England - London - 1747.
  • Also Listed Under:
  •  Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, artist, publisher.
  • Link to Orbis Record:
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