The Art of Walking the Streets of London: 1818

Thomas Tegg

The Art of Walking the Streets of London: 1818
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 22cm

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The Art of Walking the Streets of London. Hand coloured engraving. The plate is divided into four frames each showing a variety of antisocial behaviour on the street: 'How to carry an umbrella' , inadvertently breaking a street lamp or hitting people in the face; 'How to turn a corner', swaggerngly without looking and knocking someone else down; 'How to clear the streets', with five men linking arms and sweeping all before them; 'How to attract public notice', with exaggerated fashions.

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Artist/Photographer/Maker
 
Date
 
1818 AD - 1818 AD
Image Number
 
002344

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