Gin-Ads, distilling, juniper berries etc (0)
Title:Gin Lane.Date:C1840Artist:William Hogarth (1697-1794)Image Size:250mm x 217mmCondition:In good condition.Technique:Hand coloured engraving.Stock Number:GIN 1840 HOGA 02 (DRW03)Description:Read full description
Hogarth's depiction of the effects of the low tax on gin and its popularity in C18th England. Above the arch in the lower right corner are the words;
Drunk for a penny
Dead drunk for two pence.
Clean straw for nothing.
From the Book "The Works of Hogarth"