Hudibras vanquish’d and protected by Trulla

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A copy (cropped) of Hogarth’s fifth plate: Hudibras is sprawled on the ground with Trulla, a large country-woman, astride him fending off angry villagers, including a cobbler and a butcher who are wielding clubs; to the left, Ralpho is flanked by a man with a rope (mostly cropped from this image) and another who holds a sword.

  • Title: Hudibras vanquish’d and protected by Trulla [graphic] : P. 1. Cant: 3. l. 929.
  • Publication: [London] : [Robert Sayer], [between 1768 and 1794]

Catalog Record

Folio 75 H67 768B

Acquired January 2021

Morning

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An old woman, the prude, is standing near a crowd of people huddled around a bonfire in Covent Garden. She is crossing Covent Garden Piazza, disapproving of the amorous scenes outside the notorious Tom King’s Coffee House. The print shows the morning and is part of a series representing the progress of the day.

  • Printmaker: Cook, Thomas, approximately 1744-1818, printmaker.
  • Title: Morning [graphic] / designed by Wm. Hogarth ; engraved by T. Cook.
  • Publication: [London] : Published August the 1st, 1797, by G.G. & J. Robinson, Pater-noster Row, London, [1 August 1797]

Catalog Record

Hogarth 797.08.01.01++ Box 310

Acquired January 2021

Proceedings at a meeting of the British inhabitants of Fort St. George

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  • Author: British inhabitants of Fort St. George.
  • Title: Proceedings at a meeting of the British inhabitants of Fort St. George, Madras, on Monday, September 19, 1785, in consequence of a summons by the High Sheriff of the said town. With an address to his Majesty, and petitions to both Houses of Parliament, on the subject of Mr. Pitt’s East-India Bill.
  • Published: London : J. Debrett, 1786.

Catalog Record

63 786 P963

Acquired January 2021

He and his drunken companions raise a riot in Covent Garden

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“Plate from a pirated series of Hogarth’s Rake’s Progress, not based on one of the original prints: Covent Garden with St Paul’s church and the buildings at the north-western corner of the piazza; the Rake (here called Ramble) and drunken friends are accosting women passers-by and the watch has arrived to set about them with staves.”–British Museum online catalogue.

 

  • Printmaker: Bowles, Thomas, II, active 1712-1767, printmaker.
  • Title: He and his drunken companions raise a riot in Covent Garden [graphic].
  • Publication: [London] : [John Bowles], [1735]

Catalog Record

Hogarth 735.00.00.19+

Acquired January 2021

Evening

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The third print in the series “Four Times of the Day” is set at Sadler’s Wells. “A dyer and his wife walking with their dog beside the New River; the wife holds a fan with a design of Aphrodite and Adonis, the husband carries a small child, a somewhat older boy stands behind them in tears because his sister is demanding the gingerbread figure he holds; behind them is a young woman holding a shoe and a cow being milked by another woman; to the right is a tavern with the sign of Sir Hugh Middleton’s Head, two women and a man are in the tavern garden, other figures are visible through the window, and a grape vine is climbing up towards the roof.”–British Museum online catalogue.

  • Printmaker: Cook, Thomas, approximately 1744-1818, printmaker.
  • Title: Evening [graphic] / designed by Wm. Hogarth ; engraved by T. Cook.
  • Publication: [London] : Published December the 1st, 1797, by G.G. & J. Robinson, Pater-noster Row, London, [1 December 1797]

Catalog Record

Hogarth 797.12.01.01++ Box 310

Acquired January 2021

A true and minute account of the destruction of the Bastile

title page

  • Author: Calet, Jean Jacques.
  • Title: A true and minute account of the destruction of the Bastile [sic] / by Jean Jacques Calet, a French protestant : who had been a prisoner there upwards of twenty years, and who recovered his liberty on, and who assisted at the demolition of that infamous prison ; translated from the French by an English gentleman.
  • Published: London : Printed by W. Browne and J. Warren, 22, Poppins Court, and sold for the author, by C. Stalker, Stationers-Court, Ludgate-Street ; J. Walter, Piccadilly ; and all the Booksellers in town and country, 1789.

Catalog Record

82 789C

Acquired January 2021

Going to court he’s arrested at St. James’s Gate

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“Piracy of plate IV of Hogarth’s Rake’s Progress with considerable differences: a scene in St James’s Street with the Rake (here named Ramble) emerging from a sedan-chair to be arrested for debt; figures in the foreground include a Welshman, probably the creditor, honouring St David’s day (March 1st) with a leek in his hat, “Nanny” offering a handful of money to reprieve her former lover, and a lamp-lighter carelessly spilling oil on the Rake’s coat; in the distance to left, a group of street-boys point to “Taffy”, a mannikin, perched on a lamp-post, and beyond the gate of St James’s Palace.”–British Museum online catalogue.

  • Printmaker: Bowles, Thomas, -1767, printmaker.
  • Title: Going to court he’s arrested at St. James’s Gate [graphic].
  • Publication: [London] : [John Bowles], [1735]

Catalog Record

Hogarth 735.00.00.20+ Box 200

Acquired January 2021

The jolly Bachanalians

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The musical score with lyrics of a drinking song “The jolly Bacchanalians” with a copy of William Hogarth’s “A midnight modern conversation” which shows a large party of men smoking, drinking, and singing around a table with a large bowl in the center. Several of the men are clearly intoxicated, one has fallen off his chair, lost his wig and is sprawled on the ground.

  • Title: The jolly Bachanalians [graphic] : set by Mr. Galliard.
  • Publication: [London] : [Printed for the proprietors & sold by J. Newbery at the Bible & Sun in St. Paul’s Church Yard], [1746]

Catalog Record

Hogarth 746.00.00.22 Box 105

Acquired January 2021

Mary Tofts, of Godalmin

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Portrait, three-quarter length, sitting facing front, right elbow resting on a table, left hand holding a rabbit in her lap, wearing plain clothes, an apron, knotted scarf around her neck and small white cap, looking away to left; after Laguerre.

  • Title: Mary Tofts, of Godalmin [graphic] : the pretended rabbit breeder.
  • Publication: [London] : Published Jany. 1st, 1810, by Wm. Richardson Junr., 31 Strand, [1 January 1810]

Catalog Record

810.01.01.01

Acquired January 2021