- The Drunkard's Progress. From the Pawnbroker's to the Gin Shop from thence to the Workhouse thence to the Gaol & ultimately to the Scaffold.
- Etching with hand coloring in watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
- Sheet: 7 1/2 × 9 3/4 inches (19.1 × 24.8 cm) and Image: 6 1/2 × 9 3/4 inches (16.5 × 24.8 cm)
Lettered above image: "An Original Pictoral Comical Satirical Political Sentimental Whimsical Philosophical Topographical Theatrical Theological Poetical Pastoral Rumbustical Moral Periodical | No. 1 JANUARY 1st 1834 ------ To be so Continued once in every Fortnight. | Excuse us pray if we do our best, -- To make as much Waste Paper as the Rest! | Price 6 d & 1 s colour'd"; Lettered in image: "consider | the remaining | Wreck of your | Constitution | you have become | an object of uni- | versal loathing | For the sake of your | Broken hearted wife | & Starving Children | Avoid yon House as | ye would a Plague. | I feel Death drawing | near. Never | less I must have | my Glass if it's | only to drink | Bad luck to | the Tyrant. | TEMPLE OF JUNIPER | BEST GIN | WORKHOUSE | COUNTY GAOL."; lettered below image: "THE DRUNKARD'S PROGRESS. - From the Pawnbroker's to the Gin Shop from thence to the Workhouse thence to the Gaol & ultimately to the Scaffold."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Godfrey Pearlson
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
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Print made by Charles Jameson Grant, active 1830–1852, British, The Drunkard's Progress. From the Pawnbroker's to the Gin Shop from thence to the Workhouse thence to the Gaol & ultimately to the Scaffold, 1834
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