The Times, Plate I

William Hogarth, English, 1697 - 1764


1762, published 1790

Etching and engraving on wove paper backed to canvas

Plate: 9 3/4 × 12 in. (24.8 × 30.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund



Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, lower left: Designed + Engraved by W Hogarth; lower right: Published as the Act Directs / Sep.r 7 1762; lower center: The Times / Plate I

Exhibition History

Hogarth and 18th Century Print Culture, Mary and Leigh Block Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, April 17-June 22, 1997.

Pictur'd Morals: Prints by William Hogarth, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 16-October 26, 1997.


The Book & Print Shop, Cora McDevitt Wilson (1880-1975), Hanover, New Hampshire; sold to present collection, 1953.

Catalogue Raisonne

R. Paulson, Hogarth's Graphic Works, London, 1989, no. 211.

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