Copy (not reversed) of the first state of Plate 2 of Hogarth’s ‘The Rake’s Progress’ (Paulson 133): a fashionable interior with Tom, in elegant indoor dress, surrounded by tradesmen vying for his custom: a poet, a wigmaker, a tailor, a musician (with a list of presents given by aristocrats to the popular castrato, Farinelli), a fencing master (said to be named Dubois), a prizefighter with quarter-staffs (said to be James Figg), a dancing master (John Essex?), a landscape-gardener (said to be Charles Bridgeman), a bodyguard, a huntsman and a jockey.–British Museum online catalogue.
Title: Attended by his levee in London [graphic].
Publication: [London] : Publish’d wth. [the] consent of Mrs. Hogarth, by Henry Parker, at No. 82 in Cornhill, March 25, 1768
“Portrait of unknown tradesman standing half-length to front, head slightly to right, eyes to front; carrying bag over his right shoulder, staff in his left hand, and wearing cap.”–British Museum online catalogue.
Printmaker: Watson, James, 1740-1790, printmaker.
Title: The brickdustman [graphic] / Nathl. Hone pinxt. ; Jas. Watson fecit.
Publication: [London] : Printed for Henry Parker & Elizth. Bakewell, opposite Birchin Lane in Cornhill, London, [between 1755 and 1790]
Manuscript account book of the collier brig The Royal Briton, for the years 1762 to 1785, in brown ink with columns ruled in red. Built in the Whitby ship yard of George Langborn the ship was active in the coal and timber trades in Russia, Latvia, Lithuania, Denmark, and Norway.