Thomas Cook after William Hogarth
Bambridge on Trial for Murder by a Committee of the House of Commons
London, G & J Robinson June 1st. 1803
435 x 545 mm
Interior of the Fleet Prison with the House of Commons committee appointed to enquire into the state of gaols (after Hogarth’s painting of c.1729 in the National Portrait Gallery); to left, James Oglethorpe, Chairman of the Committee, confronts the warden of the Fleet, Thomas Bambridge; in the foreground, a prisoner (probably Jacob Mendes da Sola) kneels in shackles.