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Prickle Maker. Full-length figure of itinerant prickle maker. Shown working in a cellar on west side of Haymarket. A prickle was a basket used by wine merchants for their empty bottles, prickles were made of young willow. The prickle maker is seated on a platform. There are three tools shown beside the ramp. This image was published in J.T. Smith's 'The Cries of London', in 1839.
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