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Miseries of London (Watermen)
Miseries of London (Watermen)
Date:
1812
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching (hand-colored)
Dimensions:
32.5 x 27.2 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.2380
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

A man is mobbed by watermen as he approaches the river at Wapping Old Stairs in London. The caption reads 'Entering upon any of the bridges of London or any of the passages leading to the Thames being assaled by a groupe of watermen holding up their hands and bawling out Oars Sculls Sculls Oars Oars'.

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