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This playbill from 1735 is advertising a performance of a show called Drury Lane: Every Man in his Humour and The Double Disappointment. It is interesting to compare it with modern playbills.

This article includes many different interpretations of the British Theater. This image in particular is an interpretation of how chaotic the acceptance in the pit area of the theater was during the time period. Due to the increased popularity during…

william hogarth  the four stages of cruelty_ the reward of cruelty 1 february 1751.jpg
The subject, Nero, has been hanged for his crimes. His body has been donated to anatomists for public dissections. A crowd gathers as surgeons take him apart. The dominating figure above oversees the spectacle, his role as chief surgeon or high judge…
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