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The Rake's Progress: 'Arrested for Debt', 1732-1735. Creator: William Hogarth.

The Rake's Progress: 'Arrested for Debt', 1732-1735. Creator: William Hogarth.

2-705-500 - ©National Museum of Wales/Heritage Images

The Rake's Progress: 'Arrested for Debt', 1732-1735. The decline of Tom Rakewell, spendthrift son and heir of a rich merchant, who wastes his money on luxurious living, prostitution and gambling in London, and is imprisoned in Fleet Prison and ultimately Bethlem Hospital (Bedlam). Narrowly escaping arrest for debt by Welsh bailiffs.


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Image Aliases

  1. 0840000540
  1. 2-705-500
  1. 2705500
  1. DA004841
  1. NMW A 22653

Maximum Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3828x3947
File Size : 44265kb

Image Information

Creator
  1. William Hogarth, attributed to: British, English: Artist, painter, printmaker , engraver
Medium
  1. Engraving
Picture Type
  1. Portrait
Geographic Hierarchy
  1. World
  2. --- Europe
  3. ------ United Kingdom
  4. --------- England
  5. ------------ Greater London
  6. --------------- London
  1. 51 30 51 N , 000 05 35 W


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