Gin Lane

William Hogarth, 1751

William Hogarth's 'Gin Lane'


a man hanging (upper right)

a woman giving gin to her baby (center right)

a cadaverous man who distributes anti-gin pamphlets (lower right)

a child crying as her mother is put into a coffin (center)

a man carrying child's body on a spike (center)

a drunken woman taking snuff as her baby falls (center)

a man and dog fighting over a bone (lower left)

a man pawning his saw (center left)