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Creator:
Print made by William Hogarth, 1697–1764, British
After William Hogarth, 1697–1764, British
Title:
Plate 1, The Fellow 'Prentices at their Looms
Date:
1747
Medium:
Etching with line engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 3/8 × 13 1/2 inches (26.4 × 34.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered above image: "The Fellow 'Prentices | INDUSTRY and IDLENESS | at their Looms."; lettered below image: "Proverbs Chap: 23, Ve: 21, " The Drunkard shall come to | Poverty & drowsiness shall | cloath a Man n'th rags. | Proverbs Ch: 10, Ver: 4 | The hand of the diligent | Maketh rich. | Designed & Engrav'd by Wm. Hogarth | Plate I | Publish'd according to Act of Parliament 30 Sep'br. 1747.".

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art,Gift of Suzanne and William H. Speaker
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2019.24.51
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:82142
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