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Image ID: 833122

Beer. (1842)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Beer.


: Hogarth, William, 1697-1764 -- Artist

Published Date

: 1842

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 24 x 17 cm. (9 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)


: Printed on border: "From Hogarth's 'Progress of cruelty.' " "Hogarth blundered when he introduced the brewer's drayman as a type of the 'progress of cruelty.' The man is asleep : he would not willingly hurt a fly, to say nothing of a child, but, 'much bemused with beer,' he knows not the mischief his wheels are doing. He can scarcely even be accused of carelessness, for how could he expect a child to be there unguarded? It is the nurse or m ....
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Original Source

: From London. C. Knight Co., 1841-1844) Knight, Charles (1791-1873), Editor.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Accidents

Source Description

: 2 folders (80 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 833122

Record ID

: 719775

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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