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Rare Mackerel / Twelve London Cries done from the Life, Part 1st

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1904,0819.567

  • Title (object)

    • Rare Mackerel

    Title (series)

    • Twelve London Cries done from the Life, Part 1st
  • Description

    A ragged girl with a basket of mackerel confronts a woman at the front door of a respectable house; at their feet a dog and cat snarl at each other; lower right, the shadow of two unseen men watching the scene; in the background, a shop sign showing the traditional image of "A man loaded with mischief" (see, for instance, 1992,1003.23). 1760
    Etching

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1760
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 218 millimetres
    • Width: 160 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below the image: "Rare Mackerel Three a Groat/Or Four for Sixpence/Maquereaux, Maquereaux Monsieur/Madame en voulez vous des Maquereaux", and, within, with the title of the shop sign.
  • Curator's comments

    See 1904,0819.560

  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Mounted Roy)

  • Exhibition history

    2003 May-Nov, BM, London 1753, no.1.54

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1904

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1904,0819.567

COMPASS Title: Paul Sandby, Street Crier 7: Rare Mackerel, etching;Street Crier 7: Rare Mackerel   Paul Sandby (1730-1809)

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COMPASS Title: Paul Sandby, Street Crier 7: Rare Mackerel, etching;Street Crier 7: Rare Mackerel Paul Sandby (1730-1809)

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