Hot Spice Gingerbread - smoaking hot: 1796
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 29cm

Hot Spice Gingerbread - smoaking hot: 1796

Giovanni Vendramini

© Museum of London

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One of a series of engravings derived from a set of paintings by Francis Wheatley entitled The Cries of London, Hot Spice Gingerbread' features an attractive street vendor selling a pieces of gingerbread cake. Wheatleys paintings of the Cries were exhibited at the Royal Academy between 1792 and 1795 and were extremely popular. As the paintings attracted a large amount of attention Colnaghi agreed to publish a set of engravings, of which this is one.




1796 AD - 1796 AD

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