Leaflet advertising the services of 'Benoney Hurd, Chimney Sweeper and Nightman', with central inscription space framed by two columns decorated with garlands, connected with a rail at top, surmounted by two crowns, Royal coat of arms, and feathers of the Prince of Wales; a chimney-sweep seated on a sack at the pedestal at left, holding a brush, a shovel lying on the sack next to him, and a farm worker seated at right, holding a sheaf of corn; corn field, hay-stacks and cottages in background; border of three lines surrounding image.  Wood engraving, with letterpress

Museum number

1982,U.876

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Leaflet advertising the services of 'Benoney Hurd, Chimney Sweeper and Nightman', with central inscription space framed by two columns decorated with garlands, connected with a rail at top, surmounted by two crowns, Royal coat of arms, and feathers of the Prince of Wales; a chimney-sweep seated on a sack at the pedestal at left, holding a brush, a shovel lying on the sack next to him, and a farm worker seated at right, holding a sheaf of corn; corn field, hay-stacks and cottages in background; border of three lines surrounding image. Wood engraving, with letterpress

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