A 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]
Acquired December 2019