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Beer Street
  • William Hogarth
    born: London, England, United Kingdom ; died: London, England, United Kingdom
  • Beer Street, 1751
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • engraving
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 390 x 328 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 593 x 484 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 15 3/8 x 12 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 23 3/8 x 19 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Dolph Simons Jr.
  • Not on display
  • 1981.0126
Label Text

Fat men in foreground with steins and beer, a man fondling a woman holding a key, two women with baskets of fish and sign painter above them. More beer drinkers in background, looking prosperous.