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The Beggar's Opera: P.4-1984

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Beggar's Opera


Printmaker: Unknown
Hogarth, William (After)



Legal notes

Bought from the University Purchase Fund

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1984)


Production date: circa AD 1728


Inferior copy of The Beggar's Opera No.1, BM Satires 1807

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Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: P.4-1984
Primary reference Number: 130115
Paulson: 276
Stephens/George: 1807
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 23 March 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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