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Images Dated 6th June 2018

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'Gin Lane', 1751. Artist: William Hogarth Featured 6 Jun 2018 Print

'Gin Lane', 1751. Artist: William Hogarth

'Gin Lane', 1751.The scene is the St Giles slums. A child falls to its death from the arms of its drunk mother who sits with ulcerated legs. A skeletal figure holds an empty glass. Goods are being pawned in order to buy gin, a baby is being fed with gin, a corpse is put into a coffin in the background.The pawnbroker, distiller and undertaker are the only well-off and successful people in the neighbourhood. Third of four states of plate. This print was published in support of a campaign directed against gin drinking among London's poor. Consumption of cheap spirits by the poor had soared in the early eighteenth century, with dire social consequences. Gin inspires violence and careless inebriation. Addiction to spirits leads to negligence, poverty and death

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View of the (proposed) western archway of the Thames Tunnel, London, c1831. Artist: Anon Featured 6 Jun 2018 Print

View of the (proposed) western archway of the Thames Tunnel, London, c1831. Artist: Anon

View of the (proposed) western archway of the Thames Tunnel, London, c1831. The Thames Tunnel, connecting Wapping and Rotherhithe, was the first underwater tunnel in the world. Completed as a foot tunnel in 1843, it was converted to a railway tunnel for the East London Railway in the 1860s. Sir Marc Isambard Brunel designed the tunnel, and his son, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, was site engineer

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'A Rake's Progress', 1763; plate VIII of VIII. Artist: William Hogarth Featured 6 Jun 2018 Print

'A Rake's Progress', 1763; plate VIII of VIII. Artist: William Hogarth

'A Rake's Progress', 1763; plate VIII of VIII. True to his nature Tom Rakewell has run through a vast fortune through indulgence in all the luxuries of modern living. He has lived riotously, both gambling and whoring. He has married a rich old widow and been ruined a second time. Now the rake is raving mad and shackled for his own safety in Bedlam, the London lunatic asylum. He is comforted by Sarah Young, the poor girl that he had seduced with a false promise of marriage while he was a student at Oxford. Behind two fashionable women have come to view the hospital's inmates

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