Guide to the Lillian and Herbert Palmer William Hogarth Engravings Collection

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Title: Lillian and Herbert Palmer William Hogarth Engravings Collection
Creator: Hogarth, William, 1697-1764
Identifier/Call Number: SC.LPH
Extent: 0.20 linear feet
Date (inclusive): 1732-1837
Abstract: William Hogarth was a famous English painter, printmaker, satirist and editorial cartoonist who lived during the early 18 th century. The collection consists of 19 prints of engravings by or in the style of Hogarth, including the full series, A Harlot's Progress.
Language of Material: English

Biographical Information:

William Hogarth was an 18th century artist who was widely known for his painting, engravings, and satirical works commenting on morality and modern society.

Scope and Contents

The Lillian and Herbert Palmer Collection consists of 19 prints of engravings by or in the style of the famous artist William Hogarth. This includes engravings done by Hogarth and his assistant Luke Sullivan, as well as later engravings done by various artists that were modeled after paintings by Hogarth.

Related Material

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Lillian and Herbert Palmer

Preferred Citation:

For information about citing items in this collection consult the appropriate style manual, or see the Citing Archival Materials  guide.

Processing Information:

Jessica Geiser, 2013

Subjects and Indexing Terms


Folder 1

Works Done or Commissioned by Hogarth, 1732-1763

Folder 1, Item 1

A Harlot's Progress, Plate 1, Fourth State, April 1732

Folder 1, Item 2

A Harlot's Progress, Plate 2, Fourth State, April 1732

Folder 1, Item 3

A Harlot's Progress, Plate 3, Third State, April 1732

Folder 1, Item 4

A Harlot's Progress, Plate 4, Third State, April 1732

Folder 1, Item 5

A Harlot's Progress, Plate 5, Third State, April 1732

Folder 1, Item 6

A Harlot's Progress, Plate 6, Third State, April 1732

Folder 1, Item 7

Paul Before Felix, Fourth State, February 1752

Folder 1, Item 8

Sullivan's Paul Before Felix, Fourth State - engraved by Luke Sullivan, February 1752

Folder 1, Item 9

The Enraged Musician, Third State, November 1741

Folder 1, Item 10

A Rake's Progress, Plate 8, Third State, 1763

Folder 2

Works After Hogarth, 1760-1837

Folder 2, Item 1

Frontispiece to Taylor's Perspective - engraved by William Woollett, July 1760

Folder 2, Item 2

Two Etched Portraits by Joseph Haynes - Henry Fox, Lord Holland and James Caulfield, Earl of Charlemount, March 1782

Folder 2, Item 3

The Indian Emperor, Or the Conquest of Mexico Act 4, Scene 4 - engraved by Robert Dodd, January 1792

Folder 2, Item 4

Captain Thomas Coram - engraved by W. Nutter, December 1796

Folder 2, Item 5

Bambridge on Trial for Murder by a Committee of the House of Commons - engraved by Thomas Cook, June 1803

Folder 2, Item 6

The House of Commons in Sir Robert Walpole's Administration - engraved by A. Fogg, November 1803

Folder 2, Item 7

Here Justice Triumphs in His Elbow Chair - engraved by Thomas Cook, 1822

Folder 2, Item 8

Sancho at the Feast Starved by his Physician - engraved by Thomas Cook, 1822

Folder 2, Item 9

Charity in the Cellar - engraved by Leney, 1837