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Creator:
Paul Sandby RA, 1731–1809, British
Title:

My Pretty Little Ginny Tarters for a Ha'penny a Stick or a Penny a Stick, or a Stick to Beat Your Wives or Dust Your Clothes

Additional Title(s):

London Cries: "My Pretty Little Gimy Tarters"

Part Of:

Collective Title: Cries of London

Date:
ca. 1759
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and gray ink , black chalk and graphite on medium, cream, slightly textured, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 3/4 x 6 3/8 inches (19.7 x 16.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink and graphite, lower left:"My pretty little Gimy Tarters for a ha penny a stick or a peny a stick or a stick to beat your Wives or Dust your Clothes"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.203
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beggars | clothes | cries | doorway | dust | genre subject | man | penny | scissors | stick | whip | wives | woman
Associated Places:
England | Europe | London | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12152
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