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Part of a series of 4 oil paintings, Hogarth aimed to portray daily life in London. Morning in particular, depics a women sheilding herself from two men with women. It is set in Covent Garden, near the infamous Tom King's Coffee House (a coffee shop…

Image depicting the tension of British resident during a crime wave during the Summer

This clock was created by Daniel Delander around 1720 in London. He came from a family of clockmakers and was distinguished for the fact that the clocks and watches that he created were both inventive and had fine craftsmanship. This clock is elegant…

Between the 17th and 19th centuries, divorce was very expensive and many commoners could not afford to divorce their husbands or wives. Instead, many british husbands would sell their wives in public places, such as markets, taverns, and fairs. This…


The lifelike mystical landscape has dark undertones that relates to the literal and figurative sense of the painting. It depicts a rural setting of the River Stour in Suffolk and Essex.

A portrait of Catherine Hyde being her eccentric self and wearing her favorite apron

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A drawing of a women witnessing a public execution after the Murder Act of Great Britain was passed

The painting depicts the British ship Nemesis destroying Chinese war junks during the First Opium war, where East India Company established a monopoly on the opium trade and the Chinese government fought against illegal opium imports.

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This photo shows a fort built by the Chinese that was used in the battle against the British during the First opium war.
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