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"Joint Stock Street"; shows people looking at placards inviting subscriptions to unsound companies pasted on a wall outside a hospital for the victims of speculation mania. The flotation of companies was under discussion owing to the attempts of Winsor to procure a bill to legalize a Gas Light Company, also to the promotion of companies for bridges, public works etc.
1809
London Metropolitan Archives
Satirical Print Collection
Woodward, George Moutard (1760?-1809)~
anon.
Tegg, Thomas (1776-1845)
etching
paper
33cms
satire
q6075387