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U006.36.5
Artist / Maker : Hogarth, William
Title : The Times
Date (Execution) : c. 1750
Geographical Origin : England
Cultural Group :
Style / Period : DA Early Georgian 1714-1760
Medium / Material  : Engraving
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : Print; Engraving
Visual Description : In this satirical work, there is a play on words ("The Times") referring to both the newspaper and the epoch in which the scene take place. Crowds of people, likely the lower class workers, are gathered in a city street, starting fires, putting up signs, and playing musical instruments while others attempt to put the fire out. An urban scene of the "sign of the times."
Accession # : U006.36.5
Width (cm) : 29.00
Height (cm) : 25.00
Depth (cm) :
Mandatory Credit : Gift of Elisabeth Silvester
Artist Statement :