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London Cries: A Fishmonger – Paul Sandby 1759

Lewis Walpole Library Digital Collection,1781. The woman in middle wears a British regimental with lace and buttons, gussets on both stockings and has a knife on her apron string. All women have bangs. Woman on the left is wearing an open robe gown with stomacher, open check apron, striped handkerchief and black silk covered chip hat. The woman on the right appears to be pregnant, has long sleeves on her sprigged bedgown, ties on her cloak (not clasps) and her spotted handkerchief.

Paul Sandby, 1731-1809, British, Two Women holding a Basket, ca. 1759, Watercolor, pen and brown ink and gouache on medium, beige, slightly ...

Apron American (New England), 18th century

Rare 18th C. Dresden Apron & Matching Shawl Measuring apprx. 40" by almost 51". Shawl measures 53" by 5" at widest part. In amazing condition for it's age. These early Dresden pieces are rarely found in such good condition. Some age stains, absolutely minor on such a rare item.

Apron Date: ca. 1740 Culture: French Medium: silk, metallic thread

Portrait of a Woman Size: 61 x 50.8 cm. Artist / Maker: Painter - Unknown Object Type: oil on canvas Century: 18th century Materials: Oil, Canvas Museum Accession Number: O.153

1762, The Farmer's Return by Zoffany at the Yale Center for British Art.

Short gown, block printed 1775-1815

fabrics old & new - above, th shortgown

From Hallie's blog - John Collet, the British Museum. Love the colors. LOVE the red and white neckerchief and yellow gown.

Bergère, England, 1730-1760. Made of paper, silk lining and ribbon, trimmed with lace.

Knife Sharpener Anne Claude Philippe de Tubières, Comte de Caylus  (French, 1692–1765) Artist: After Edme Bouchardon (French, Chaumont 1698–1762 Paris) Date: 1742 Medium: Etching with some engraving Dimensions: image: 8 3/4 x 6 7/8 in. (22.2 x 17.4 cm) sheet: 9 3/16 x 6 7/8 in. (23.3 x 17.5 cm) Classification: Prints Credit Line: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953 Accession Number: 53.600.588(45)

Peddler of Old Hats Anne Claude Philippe de Tubières, Comte de Caylus (French, 1692–1765) Artist: After Edme Bouchardon (French, Chaumont 1698–1762 Paris) Date: 1742 Medium: Etching with some engraving Dimensions: image: 8 11/16 x 6 15/16 in. (22 x 17.6 cm) sheet: 9 1/4 x 7 in. (23.5 x 17.8 cm) Classification: Prints Credit Line: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953 Accession Number: 53.600.588(41)

A Washerwoman; seated, looking downwards towards the l, her hands folded in her lap, strapped to her back, a wicker basket containing a larg...

Netherlands, c. 1790s, Philadelphia Museum of Art - Woman Hanging out Laundry from a series of 6 prints of men and women.

LACMA M.2002.57.185 Brooms--I have to buy brooms.

Portrait of a Jacobite Lady, 1740-1750, Cosmo Alexander (1724-1772) She has my forehead! I like her hair with the cap :)