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"Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary Costume with Notices of Remarkable Places given in the Background" by William Marshall Craig (1804): "Rabbits – The crier of rabbits in the plate is a portrait well known by persons who frequent the streets at the west end of town. Wild and tame rabbits are sold from ninepence to eighteen pence each, which is cheaper than they can be bought in the poulterers’ shops."

William Marshall Craig’s Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary Costume with Notices of Remarkable Places given in the Background from

William Marshall Craig’s Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary Costume with Notices of Remarkable Places given in the Background from 1804.

William Marshall Craig’s Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary Costume with Notices of Remarkable Places given in the Background from

"Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary Costume with Notices of Remarkable Places given in the Background" by William Marshall Craig (1804): "Baskets. Market, fruit, bread, bird, work and many other kinds of baskets, the inferior rush, the better sort of osier, and some of them neatly coloured and adorned, are to be bought cheaply of the criers of baskets."

"Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary Costume with Notices of…

Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary Costume with Notices of Remarkable Places given in the Background from 1804.

William Marshall Craig’s Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary Milk Below short coat. It is one of 31 similar works which William Marshall Craig produced to illustrate Modern London, a guide book published by Richard Phillips in

"Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary Costume with Notices of Remarkable Places given in the Background" by William Marshall Craig (1804): "Matches – The criers are very numerous and among the poorest inhabitants, subsisting more on the waste meats they receive from the kitchens where they sell their matches at six bunches per penny, than on the profits arising from their sale."

William Marshall Craig’s Itinerant Traders (Part Two)

Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary Costume with Notices of Remarkable Places given in the Background from 1804. It is one of 31 similar works which William Marshall Craig (c.1750-c.1828) produced to illustrate Modern London, a guide book published by Richard Phillips in 1804.

William Marshall Craig’s Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary Mackerel

"Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary Costume with Notices of Remarkable Places given in the Background" by William Marshall Craig (1804): "New potatoes – About the latter end of June and July, they become sufficiently plentiful to be cried at a tolerable rate in the streets. They are sold wholesale in markets by the bushel and retail by the pound. Three halfpence or a penny per pound is the average price from a barrow."

William Marshall Craig’s Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary New Potatoes. It is one of 31 similar works which William Marshall Craig produced to illustrate Modern London, a guide book published by Richard Phillips in

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Ch "But I am determined not to think on it. crying over. spilt milk," Mrs Bennet said haltingly. This pic - "Milk Below" - New Cries of London, 1803

Soho street, 1935

A miserable looking woman selling hot chestnuts in a Soho street. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images).

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