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

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