A country inn yard at the time of an election

description below

“Copy of scene in the “Old Angle In”, an inn with the sign of an angel that gives the proprietor as ‘Toms. Bates’, and a stop for coaches on the road to London; in foreground a large woman enters a coach, the man to her left helps her in with a hand on her round backside, a man with a protruding belly stands waiting, behind him a boy holds out a hat for tips; to the left a refreshment seller yells out advertising her goods, two drunken guests lean out from a window above with a pipe and a horn, and two figures embrace in the doorway below, the watchdog lies asleep in his kennel on the right; a crowd of election campaigners at the far end of the inn.”–British Museum online catalogue.

  • Title: A country inn yard at the time of an election [graphic] / invented & painted by Wm. Hogarth.
  • Publication: [London?] : [publisher not identified], [between 1747 and 1800]

Catalog Record

Hogarth 747.00.00.01 Box 105

Acquired January 2021

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