A block on the road: 1872
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actual image size: 22cm x 26cm

A block on the road: 1872

Gustave Doré

© Museum of London

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An illustration of a crowded Derby-day traffic scene from the book 'London: a Pilgrimage' by Blanchard Jerrold and Gustave Doré, 1872. Jerrold comments that: 'Epsom is not Ascot we all know; but the Downs discover an extraordinary variety of superb "traps" every Derby day, bearing considerable burdens of such beauty as is not easily matched on any Continental race-course'.




1872 AD - 1872 AD

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