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The Old Woman of Threadneedle St
The Old Woman of Threadneedle St
18268
The Old Woman of Threadneedle St
"The Old Woman of Threadneedle Street"; this is probably a protest against the Act restricting the issue of small notes by the Bank in 1826.
1826
London Metropolitan Archives
Satirical Print Collection
Standidge & Co.
Knight, J.
Shows a stout boy (Governor Norman?) carrying a basket of pies confessing his inability to sell "Three halfpenny rice puddings"; his grandmother (the Bank of England) rates him and warns him that she will be reduced to rags and her rest disturbed.
lithograph
paper
36cms
allegory/satire
p5430751