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Buy my moss roses dainty sweet briar.

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Title (object)

    • Buy my moss roses dainty sweet briar.
  • Description

    See BMSat 9787. Scene in Covent Garden, the church on the left. A pretty flower-girl, her basket on her arm, holds a nosegay in each hand, accosting (?) a Persian, who is curiously dressed in long furred gown, with a high hat, and slippers on bare feet. He holds a rod or (?) a taper. Behind (left) a flower-seller sits beside her basket; a hawker with a basket walks past. 1801
    Hand-coloured etching


  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1801
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 185 millimetres
    • Width: 138 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title and artist's name 'Rowlandson 1801'
  • Bibliography

    • BM Satires 9788 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    Purchased from Mrs A MacQueen Ferguson

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number


FOR DESCRIPTION SEE GEORGE (BMSat) 1801.  Hand-coloured etching


FOR DESCRIPTION SEE GEORGE (BMSat) 1801. Hand-coloured etching

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