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Cries of London
Cries of London
26556
Cries of London
'Water Cresses, come buy my Water Cresses', plate V of 'Cries of London'; a decrepit old man stands at the door of a house of ill fame at the corner of Portland Street. He scowls at a woman who holds out a bunch of watercress. A small girl also him a bunch, whilst two courtesans lean from a first floor window.
1799
London Metropolitan Archives
Main Print Collection
Rowlandson, Thomas (1756-1827)
Merke, H. (fl.1799-1820)
Ackermann, Rudolph (1764-1834)
One of a set of seven plates, see Record Nos: 26552-26558.
aquatint
paper
29cms
satire
p7514191