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Billingsgate Market

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Aquatint, col.: Billingsgate Market. Plate 9 of Ackermann's Repository of Arts. J. Bluck after Rowlandson and Pugin, 1 March 1808. 26.5x33cm., platemark 23.5x27.8cm. 'Plate 9' t.r., from: The Microcosm of London/R. Ackermann. - 1808-10. Vol.1, p.63. Scene beside the river Thames, with moored fishing boats; wharfside and iron arcade of the market; fishwives with wares, selling, talking and fighting, fish baskets and panniers prepared for transport by mule or waggon.

Additional Makers: Original by Thomas Rowlandson; Original by Augustus Charles Pugin

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Old Billingsgate, London, England