Caught in the branches: 1872
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 27cm x 22cm

Caught in the branches: 1872

Gustave Doré

© Museum of London

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An illustration from the book 'London: a Pilgrimage' by Blanchard Jerrold and Gustave Doré,1872, showing a cartful of people returning from the Derby having to duck to avoid overhanging branches. Jerrold describes the wide variety of people attending the Derby, including 'the Vulgar packed close as pigs in a butcher's cart' who 'catching a branch here or encountering a "spill" there, pass under the observer's eyes in a never-ending tide'.
 

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Date

1872 AD - 1872 AD
 

Image Number

009911
 

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