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City Foulers Mark

Details

Artist

Unknown

Title

City Foulers Mark

Date

About 1840

Medium

Oil on canvas

Dimensions

H: 49.4 x W: 57.2 cm

Reference

CVCSC:0021.F

Collection

British Folk Art

Status

On Display

This painting is a copy of a popular print by Henry William Bunbury, first published in 1785. The verse is taken from Trivia: Or, the Art of Walking the Streets of London by John Gay (1685-1732).

City Foulers Mark About 1840 © Compton Verney