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Knives, scissors to grind

Title
Knives, scissors to grind [realia] / painted by F. Wheatley.
Manufacture
[London], [not before 1795]
Physical Description
1 item : copper printing plate ; 40.5 x 31 cm
Notes
Title from item.
Engraved after Francis Wheatley, who first exhibited his series of oil paintings depicting London street-sellers at the Royal Academy between 1792 and 1795.
Summary
Same image as the one that appears as Plate 6 of Wheatley's Cries of London. This plate shows two women standing before a knife grinder and his cart equiped with a grinding wheel, on the sidewalk before an open door and under a street lamp. In the background on the right, a woman carrying a baby on her back walks away from the scene.
Format
Other
Language
English
Added to Catalog
July 19, 2018
Genre/Form
Cries.
Engravings - England - London - 1800.
Genre prints.
Printing plates.
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