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A Rake’s Progress VIII

23 December 2014
Art, History

Tom Rakewell ends his days in Bethlem Hospital.

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A Rake’s Progress VII

24 November 2014
Art, History

Tom Rakewell is consigned to debtors’ prison.

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A Rake’s Progress VI

25 October 2014
Art, History

Tom Rakewell gambles his fortune away.

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A Rake’s Progress V

25 September 2014
Art, History

Tom Rakewell enters into a marriage of convenience

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A Rake’s Progress IV

25 August 2014
Art, History

Tom Rakewell is saved from debtors’ prison

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A Rake’s Progress III

16 July 2014
Art, History

Tom patronising the Rose Tavern in Covent Garden.

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A Rake’s Progress II

16 June 2014
Art, History

Tom as a wealthy and well-connected “man about town”.

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A Rake’s Progress I

15 May 2014
History

The first in this series of engravings shows Tom Rakewell taking possession of the effects of his wealthy but miserly father, who has died without making a will.

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