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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): "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

"Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary Costume with Notices of Remarkable Places given in the Background" by William Marshall Craig (1804): "Chairs to mend. The business of mending chairs is generally conducted by a family or a partnership. One carries the bundle of rush and collects old chairs, while the workman seating himself in some convenient corner on the pavement, exercises his trade."

William Marshall Craig’s Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary Costume, Chairs to Mend

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)

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

Rowlandson's "A Two O'Clock Ordinary", 1811

‘A Two O’Clock Ordinary’, Thomas Rowlandson, 1811

"Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary Costume with Notices of Remarkable Places given in the Background" by William Marshall Craig (1804): "Slippers – The Turk is a portrait, habited in the costume of his nation, he has sold Morocco Slippers in the Strand, Cheapside and Cornhill, a great number of years. To these principal streets, he generally confines his walks."

William Marshall Craig’s Itinerant Traders (Part Two)

Brick dust - Itinerant Traders of London by William Marshall Craig (1804): "Brick Dust is carried about the metropolis in small sacks on the backs of asses, and is sold at one penny a quart. As brick dust is scarcely used in London for any other purpose than that of knife cleaning, the criers are not numerous..."

William Marshall Craig’s Itinerant Traders

A Neck of Lamb, a Round of Beef, and a Scrag of Mutton Charles Williams (British, active 1797–1830) Publisher: Thomas Tegg (London) Date: 1816

A Neck of Lamb, a Round of Beef, and a Scrag of Mutton Charles Williams (British, active Publisher: Thomas Tegg (London) Date: 1816

A view of London: Tottenham Court, Ackermann's Repository, 1812

A View of London: Tottenham Court Road, 1812

Brandy Seller, Paris, 1737, Anne Claude Philippe de Tubières, Comte de Caylus  (French, Paris 1692–1765 Paris)

"Brandy Seller" by Anne Claude Philippe de Tubières, Comte de Caylus at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

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