The March to Finchley
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Antique prints and artwork from around the world for sale by mail order worldwide with a further shop based stock of various antiques. We have a large stock from the 17th to the 19th centuries from a broad range of subjects and artists. We are one of the larger stockists in the UK supplying the trade worldwide from rural Wiltshire. All items are genuine and original with full, often detailed description. We have an at cost postage price and many will also be listed with a collected price ALL are cheaper to collect . Some overlarge items are unsuitable for sending overseas and will be labelled if suitable unframed etc. For those who do antique Fairs I attend Bruton Decoative Antiques Fair in October and Wilton House Fair each March only and can send complimentary tickets upon request **Every May Bank Holiday ( 1st One) I have a sale of older stock/odds/extras always marked down to cost ie not a measly 10% discount but a proper one to tidy the rather stuffed shop for the new financial year**


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The March to Finchley" Hogarth 1750 + Engraving Framed

Ref: HEA/Hogarth / LA103687

£355

$447 - €395

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Description

A representation of the march of the guards towards Scotland in the year 1745......aka "The March to Finchley"; scene at Tottenham Court (after the painting in the Foundling Museum) with soldiers gathering to march north to defend London from the Jacobite rebels; the crowd includes, in the foreground, a man urinating painfully against a wall as he reads an advertisement for Dr Rock's remedy for venereal disease, an innocent young piper, a drunken drummer, a young soldier with a pregnant ballad seller (her basket contains "God Save our Noble King" and a portrait of the Duke of Cumberland) and a Jacobite harridan selling newspapers, a milkmaid being kissed by one soldier while another fills his hat from her pail, a muffin man, a chimney boy, a gin-seller whose emaciated baby reaches for a drink; in the background a boxing match takes place under the sign of Giles Gardiner (Adam and Eve), a wagon loaded with equipment follows the marching soldiers and, to right, prostitutes lean from the windows of a brothel at the sign of Charles II's head; beyond the sunlight shines on Hampstead village on the hill. 1750 Etching and engraving but possibly up to 1761


Measurements

Height : 443 mm - 17.44 in

Width : 566 mm - 22.28 in

Declaration

Heatons has clarified that the the March to Finchley" Hogarth + Engraving Framed (HEA/Hogarth / LA103687) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1750.

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Toned due to age

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Includes UK delivery cheaper collected

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