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Confined in the Fleet Street Prison

  • Engraved by William Hogarth, English
  • Plate: 14 x 16 in.
    Engraving on wove paper
  • Not on display
  • Gift of Fisher Scientific International
  • Fisher Collection
  • FA 2000.001.169
  • No known copyright restrictions

Description

The image is the 7th scene of the series A Rake's Progress. The series shows the decline and fall of Tom Rakewell, the heir of a rich merchant, who comes to London and carelessly spends all his money and is imprisoned in Fleet Prison.

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