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Hot Cross Bunns, two a penny buns:1799

H. Merke

Hot Cross Bunns, two a penny buns:1799
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 28cm

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Hot Cross Bunns, two a penny buns. Coloured etching and aquatint. No.8 of Thomas Rowlandson's eight 'Cries of London', published on the 4th of May 1799. A woman is holding a basket full of buns while another, surrounded by children is at the door. In the background, a women is holding a baby and a child is shown begging for money, a man walks pass ignoring him.

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1799 AD - 1799 AD
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