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A black man in ragged clothes moving with the aid of crutches holds out his hat to beg for alms while wearing a miniature ship on his head. Etching by J.T. Smith, 1815.

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Date

1815


    Lettering

    JTS


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      Plate to: "Etchings of remarkable beggars itinerant traders and other persons of notoriety in London and its environs by John Thomas Smith Draughtsman and etcher of London and Westminster topography", London 1815

      Monogram of the artist's initials in the bottom left corner: "JTS"



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