This Week: Friday 7 October 2011 at 2:00

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Detail from Beer Street, 1751. Etching and engraving.
To celebrate the opening of

Sin & the City
William Hogarth’s London

we are holding a

101 McCormick Hall
2:00 p.m.
Friday 7 October 2011

Linda Colley
Shelby M.C. Davis 1958 Professor of History, Princeton University

Mark Hallett
Professor of History of Art, University of York

Tim Hitchcock
Professor of Eighteenth-Century History, University of Hertfordshire

Claude Rawson
Maynard Mack Professor of English, Yale University

moderated by James Steward
Princeton University Art Museum

A reception will follow in the main gallery of Firestone Library.

Support for the exhibition and this event was provided by the Friends of the Princeton University Library; Princeton University History Department; and Princeton University Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies. Our sincere thanks go also to a team of specialists who offered their advice on the show and its related events, including Linda Colley, Nigel Smith, James Steward, Stan Katz, Sandra Brooke, and John Burkhalter.

For more information, see our website:

A tape of the event has been archived here: