The industrious 'prentice performing the duty of a Christian [graphic]
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- The industrious 'prentice performing the duty of a Christian [graphic]
- Alternative Title
- Industrious apprentice performing the duty of a Christian
- Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, printmaker
- Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, artist.
- Published / Created
- publish'd according to act of Parliament Sepbr 30th 1747.
- Publication Place
- Wm. Hogarth
Francis Goodchild shares the hymn book of his master's daughter as they sing the psalm at a service in a large church (St. Martin's-in-the-Fields) filled with pews; to the left, an elderly woman, the pew-opener, sits on a pile of hassocks. The minister stands in the three-decker pulpit; the reader and clerk are at their desks. The chandelier is decorated with a crown; the organ is shown in the background. The right of the frame is decorated with a scourge, manacles, and a hangman's rope; on the left frame, are the mace of the City of London, the alderman's gold chain, and a sword of state
Title engraved above image.
State and publisher from Paulson.
Second plate in the series of twelve: Industry and idleness.
"Plate 2"--Below image.
Caption in decoration in lower edge of frame: Psalm CXIX Ver. 97. O! How I love thy law it is my meditation all the day.
Imperfect impression; sheet trimmed within plate mark to 263 x 348 mm.
- 1 print : plate mark 260 x 345 mm, on sheet 299 x 393 mm
- Extent of Digitization
- This object has been no.
- [State 1].
- Lewis Walpole Library
- Call Number
- Kinnaird 45K(b) Box 100
- Collection Title
- Leaf 40. Album of William Hogarth prints.
- Collection Date
- [England], [not after 1753]
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
Etchings England London 1747
- etching with some engraving ; and laid paper.
- Resource Type
- still image
- Subject (Name)
- St. Martin-in-the-Fields (Church : Westminster, London, England)
- Subject (Topic)
St. Martin-in-the-Fields (Church : Westminster, London, England)
England > London > 1747
Kinnaird, Charles Kinnaird, Baron, 1780-1826 > Ownership
Steevens, George, 1736-1800 > Ownership
Perrins, Charles William Dyson, 1864-1958 > Ownership
Greenberg, Richard > Ownership
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