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Additional title: Beer
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764 (Artist)
Knight, Charles, 1791-1873 (Editor)

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection


Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1842
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
England -- London -- 1700-1799
Carts & wagons -- England -- London -- 1700-1799
Children & safety -- England -- London -- 1700-1799
Content: 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 mother that is to blame. Nobody who has to do with beer is inhumane." Includes additional text. Foxing on image.
Source note: London. C. Knight Co., 1841-1844) Knight, Charles (1791-1873), Editor.
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 1995213
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17959630
Barcode: 33333159486121
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7e854cb0-c52e-012f-a54a-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1697: Creator Born
  • 1764: Creator Died
  • 1842: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "LXXVI.--Beer" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1842. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3619-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "LXXVI.--Beer" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 21, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3619-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1842). LXXVI.--Beer Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3619-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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