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- Object: Miseries of London, or a surly saucy Hackney coachman.
A stout and disappointed coachman standing outside a house at night, holding out his hand in which there is a single coin; at left, a smartly dressed but uncouth looking couple standing in their doorway making jeering faces, the man with his hand in his pocket, a maid with a candle behind; the coach behind at right; a late impression. 4 June 1814
Hand-coloured etching with stipple
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Height: 353 millimetres
Width: 250 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- One of Rowlandson's many designs making reference to James Bereford's 'Miseries of Human Life' (1806). Note Rowlandson's later, smaller version of a similar scene in reverse, in his 'Characteristic Sketches of the Lower Orders' (1820); see 1878,0511.674.
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Associated Title: Miseries of Human Life
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