To gin drinkers!!

description belowA copy after Hogarth’s print “Gin Lane” that first issued in 1751, with seven lines of text in letterpress below image warning of the evils of drinking gin: “The sin of drunkenness expels reason, drowns memory, distempers the body, defaces beauty … the root of all evil is drunkenness!

  • Printmaker: Marks, John Lewis, printmaker.
  • Title: To gin drinkers!! [graphic].
  • Publication: London : Published by J.L. Marks, 91 Long Lane, Smithfield, [between 1832 and 1855]

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Acquired December 2019

The gin-shop, or, A peep into a prison

The gin-shop, or, A peep into a prison

Following imprint: “Great Allowance will be made to Shopkeepers and Hawkers.”

  • Author: More, Hannah, 1745-1833.
  • Title: The gin-shop, or, a peep into prison.
  • Published: [Bath] : Sold by S. Hazard, (printer to the Cheap Repository for moral and religious tracts) at Bath; by J. Marshall, printer to the Cheap Repositories, No. 17, Queen-street, Cheap-side, and No. 4, Aldermary Church-yard; and R. White, Piccadilly, London; and by all booksellers, newsmen, and hawkers, in town and country, [1795]

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Digital Collection

Acquired June, 2011 by the Lewis Walpole Library.