Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Female Street Vendors in 16C-19C London who are not selling food or flowers


Food & flowers were not the only items women sold on London streets from the 16C to the 19C.  Here are a few other offerings.










1640 Samuel Pepys A later Sett, in Wood – with the Words also then in use. 


1640 Samuel Pepys A later Sett, in Wood – with the Words also then in use. Strings and Buttons



 Francis Wheatley (English artist, 1747-1801) Cries of London 1792-1795 Knives, Scissors, and Razors to Grind



Francis Wheatley (English artist, 1747-1801) Cries of London 1792-1795 Do you want any matches?



 Francis Wheatley (English artist, 1747-1801) Cries of London 1792-1795 Chairs to Mend



 Francis Wheatley (English artist, 1747-1801) Cries of London 1792-1795 A New Love Song, only Ha'pence a Piece


William Marshall Craig’s Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary Costume...1804. Chairs to Mend (Weaving new seats into chairs)


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