Miseries of London or a Surly Saucy Hackney Coachman: 1814
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Original copper printing plate, etched on both sides by Thomas Rowlandson. On one side: Disturbers of Domestic Happiness, London, c. 1790 and on the side shown here on the image: 'Miseries of London or a Surly Saucy Hackney Coachman. London, June 4th 1814'. An ugly, elderly couple stand on their doorstep, under a new gas lamp, arguing with a hackney coachman over the correct fare.
1814 AD - 1814 AD