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The Company of Undertakers

18th century
263 x 181 mm (10.4 x 7.1 in.)

William Hogarth, British (English), (1697–1764)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and engraving on laid paper
State: Second of two states
Print impression quality: Good, unevenly printed upper edge
Edition: Dated March 3, 1736/37
Marks: Signed in plate, lower center: “W. Hogarth”
Bibliography: Paulson 144 ii/ii.
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1962
Accession Number: 1962.41.1

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  • death
  • medicine - Use generally for the study of human diseases and injuries, including their causes, treatment, and prevention, and with the diagnosis and management of patients. [July 1994 related term added. June 1994 scope note added; related term added. July 1993 descriptor moved. January 1991 alternate term added.]
  • satire - Artistic device holding up human folly and vice to scorn, derision, or ridicule. [November 1994 scope note added; related term added; alternate term added. May 1994 related term added.]
  • social satire

  • plate Dimensions: 263 x 181 mm (10.4 x 7.1 in.)

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