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Object: Distressed sailors.
Series: Characteristic sketches of the lower orders
Street-scene; three sailors begging by the railings of a large house at left; at centre, a man with a wooden leg, holding out his hat, his mouth open to give his cry, pulling behind him a large model of a sailing ship on wheels with his left hand; at left, a man with one bare foot, the other raised behind him, leaning on a crutch, holding up his hat to a young woman leaning out of an upper window; behind, a third, also holding his hat and walking with a crutch; behind at right, a grand building with a pilared entrance with pediment. 1823
Hand-coloured etching with stipple
- Production date
Height: 135 millimetres (approx. page size)
Width: 85 millimetres (approx. page size)
- Curator's comments
- For comment see 1878,0511.659.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Leigh's New Picture of London
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