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Needle Money: 1849

John Leech

Needle Money: 1849
4 0 c m
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Full image caption

Needle Money. Wood engraving published on pages 250-251 in Punch magazine, dated December 1849. This image is part of a set of two images titled 'Pin money, needle money'. The two images contrast the poverty striken seamstress - 'needle money'- with the indulged woman of higher class - 'pin money'.

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1849 AD - 1849 AD
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