Hogarth, William (1697 London 1764). Humours of Oxford, 1729. The vice chancellor of the university together with proctor’s man surprises two students in a tavern, one of the two even drunk. Engraving by Thomas Cook (c. 1744 – London 1818). Inscribed: Hogarth pinxt. / T. Cook sculpt. / Published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, & Orme, Novr. 1st. 1807., title as above. 7⅛ × 4¾ in (18.1 × 12.1 cm).
Frontispiece to James Miller’s comedy staged in Drury Lane. – Trimmed within the wide white platemark whose outer edges are weakly brown-spotted on two sides. Repaired minor tear in the lower margin.
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