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Creator:
Thomas Gaugain, 1748–1812, French
after Francis Wheatley, 1747–1801, British
Published by Colnaghi, established 1760, active ca. 1785–1911, Italian, active in Britain
Title:

Cries of London, Turnips and Carrots

Date:
1797
Medium:
Colored stipple engraving and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 15 5/8 x 11 9/16 inches (39.7 x 29.3 cm) and Image: 14 1/4 x 11 1/4 inches (36.2 x 28.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "2 (circled)"

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by F,, Wheatly, R.A. | Turnips & Carrots, ho."; lower center: "CRIES | of | LONDON | Plate 13 | London Pub.d as the Act directs May 1, 1797 by COlnaghi Sala & Co, No132 Pall Mall."; lower right: "Engraved by T,, Gaugain | Carottes & Navets."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art; Yale University Art Gallery Collection, Bequest of Doris M. Brixey
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1994.4.207
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
baskets | bonnet | carrots | cobblestones | donkey | dress | food | genre subject | labor | man | merchant | peasants | selling | steps | street | turnips | vegetables | woman | working
Associated Places:
England | Europe | Greater London | London | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:34667
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