image © Trustees of the British Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
image © Trustees of the British Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

Costume of the lower orders of London / Mechanical fiddler

1819

Print after Thomas Lord Busby

From the collection

Title

Costume of the lower orders of London / Mechanical fiddler

Date

1819

Artist

Print after Thomas Lord Busby

Description

A fiddler standing in a square, playing the violin, with his prosthetic left hand, looking down at bottom right, a number of figures in a harbour market in the background. 1819. Hand-coloured etching with stipple.
Additional Makers: Publisher - Baldwin & Cradock; Publisher - Thomas Lord Busby; Print maker - Thomas Lord Busby
Inscription: Lettered at bottom left of image with production detail: "Drawn & Engd by / T. L. Busby." below image with title and publication line: "Pubd. Novr. 1, 1819, for T. L. Busby, by Messrs. Baldwin and Co. Paternoster Row, & at / the Artists Depository, 21, Charlotte Street, Fitzroy Square."
For full details please visit the collection website

Disclaimer

TWW try to keep the information on this page up to date. However, for the most accurate information you should always consult the owning collection

From the Watercolour World

Location

London, England

Country

Continent

Location Accuracy

Approximate

Medium

Category

Credits

Collection

Copyright

image © Trustees of the British Museum

Image Licence

Spotted an error? Let us know: enquiries@watercolourworld.org

Leave a comment

Do you know more about this painting and the story behind it? Please share your thoughts below.