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)


Sharing the Harvest - 1803 Female Food & Flower Vendors on the Streets of London



New Cries of London Sold by Darton and Harvey 1803  Hot Cross Buns



New Cries of London Sold by Darton and Harvey 1803  New Mackerel



New Cries of London Sold by Darton and Harvey 1803 Buy My Water Cress



New Cries of London Sold by Darton and Harvey 1803 Cherries Threepence a Pound



New Cries of London Sold by Darton and Harvey 1803 Green Cucumber



New Cries of London Sold by Darton and Harvey 1803 Ground Ivy



New Cries of London Sold by Darton and Harvey 1803 Milk



New Cries of London Sold by Darton and Harvey 1803 Primroses



New Cries of London Sold by Darton and Harvey 1803 Scarlet Strawberries


Sharing the Harvest - 1804 Female Food & Flower Vendors on the Streets of London



William Marshall Craig’s Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary Costume...1804.  Baking or Boiling Apples



William Marshall Craig’s Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary Costume...1804. Buy a Bill of the Play (and snacks)



William Marshall Craig’s Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary Costume...1804. Cats and Dogs Meat



William Marshall Craig’s Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary Costume...1804.
Cherries



William Marshall Craig’s Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary Costume...1804. Lavender



William Marshall Craig’s Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary Costume...1804. Mackerel



William Marshall Craig’s Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary Costume...1804. Milk Below



William Marshall Craig’s Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary Costume...1804. New Potatoes



William Marshall Craig’s Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary Costume...1804. Strawberries


Sharing the Harvest - 1790s Female Food & Flower Vendors on the Streets of London by Francis Wheatley 1747-1801



Francis Wheatley (English artist, 1747-1801) Cries of London 1792-1795 Two Bunches a Penny, Primroses, Two Bunches a Penny



 Francis Wheatley (English artist, 1747-1801) Cries of London 1792-1795 Strawberrys, Scarlet Strawberrys



 Francis Wheatley (English artist, 1747-1801) Cries of London 1792-1795 Sweet China Oranges, Sweet China



Francis Wheatley (English artist, 1747-1801) Cries of London 1792-1795 New Mackerel



Francis Wheatley (English artist, 1747-1801) Cries of London 1792-1795 Round and Sound, Five Pence a Pound, Duke Cherries



Francis Wheatley (English artist, 1747-1801) Cries of London 1792-1795 Turnips and Carrots


Francis Wheatley (English artist, 1747-1801) Cries of London 1792-1795 Hot Spiced Gingerbread, Smoking Hot



Francis Wheatley (English artist, 1747-1801) Cries of London 1792-1795 Fresh Gathered Peas, Young Hastings


 Francis Wheatley (English artist, 1747-1801) Cries of London 1792-1795 Milk Below



Francis Wheatley (English artist, 1747-1801) Market Scene