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A Harlot's Progress - Plate 4: 1732

William Hogarth

A Harlot's Progress - Plate 4: 1732
3 0 c m
actual image size: 27cm x 22cm

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The Harlot is depicted beating hemp in Bridewell Prison, Tothill Fields after being arrested by a magistrate. The inscription behind her reads: 'Better to Work than Stand thus'. From 'The Works of William Hogarth' published 1822.

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1732 AD - 1732 AD
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