Tom Rakewell ends his days in Bethlem Hospital.
Tom Rakewell is consigned to debtors’ prison.
Tom Rakewell gambles his fortune away.
Tom Rakewell enters into a marriage of convenience
Tom Rakewell is saved from debtors’ prison
Tom patronising the Rose Tavern in Covent Garden.
Tom as a wealthy and well-connected “man about town”.
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.