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Southwark Fair (or the humours of a fair)

Southwark Fair (or the humours of a fair)

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Title:
Southwark Fair (or the humours of a fair)
Description:
Fairground with attractions including theatrical booths (Ciber [sic] and Bullock's collapsing on the left, and Lee and Harper's in the center), china shop, rope dancer and rope-flyer, quack doctor, peep show, conjuror (Isaac Fawkes) and broadsword fighter on horseback. In the foreground a black boy plays a trumpet and a young woman a drum. The tower of St George the Martyr in Borough High Street in background.
Artist:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764
Name on Item:
Invented Painted & Engrav'd by Wm. Hogarth
Date:
1733
Format:
Prints
Genre:
Etchings
Engravings
Satires (Visual works)
Location:
Boston Public Library
Arts Department
Collection (local):
William Hogarth (1697-1764). Prints
Subjects:
Fairs
Entertainers
Spectators
Places:
EnglandLondonSouthwark
Saint George the Martyr, London
Extent:
1 print : etching and engraving ; plate mark 37 x 48 cm
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Notes (date):
Date from item.
Notes (citation):
Paulson, Ronald. "Hogarth's Graphic Works." The Print Room, 1989, London.
Notes:
Title from catalogue raisonné.
Paulson: 131
Language:
English
Identifier:
18_06_000019
Barcode:
36666003800519