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The boy St Giles, arrested for stealing a hat belonging to the boy St James, is arraigned before the night-constable at Covent Garden watch-house. Etching after John Leech, 1845.
- Leech, John, 1817-1864
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[London] : [Punch], 
1 print : etching ; image 13 x 10 cm
St Giles in the watch-house. J. Leech.
The boy St Giles is arrested for stealing a hat ("a white beaver hat, with a large plume of pink and white feathers") belonging to the boy St James at the entrance to the Covent Garden Theatre. St Giles stands in the dock before the night-constable in Covent Garden watch-house. Cesar Gum, the black slave and companion of onlookers, testifies against him
Wellcome Library no. 35899i
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