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A man addressing a street-seller, who wears an apron and carries a covered basket slung in front of him over his shoulders, who stands on the left in front of a building, looking at the first mournfully, one hand at his breast, indicating a cross on a ribbon which he wears; a coach in the background to right; in an oval; retouched state, burin added in the eyes and lips.
Mezzotint printed in brown ink
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Height: 286 millimetres (trimmed to oval)
Width: 243 millimetres (trimmed to oval)
- Curator's comments
- Perhaps an illustration of a scene from Sterne's 'Sentimental Journey', showing Sterne buying cakes from an old soldier who indicates his war medal.
For an earlier state, see 2010,7081.3864
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Associated Title: A Sentimental Journey (?)
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- Acquired with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, the Friends of the British Museum, the Art Fund, Mrs Charles Wrightsman, the Michael Marks Charitable Trust, and numerous individual donors.
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