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Coal-Heavers; Roasting Jacks; Oysters, from the series 'Characteristic Sketches of the Lower Orders'
Coal-Heavers; Roasting Jacks; Oysters, from the series 'Characteristic Sketches of the Lower Orders'
Date:
1820–1823
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching (hand-colored)
Dimensions:
14.5 x 27.2 cm (image)
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Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.2545
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Three scenes; in the first men lift heavy sacks of coal from a cart; in the second a man sells roasting jacks to a mother and child; in the third a woman shucks and sells oysters from a tub on a table in the street.