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Smith, John Thomas (1766 London 1833). Hackney Coachman. About 1687 and thus like a postilion with a short whip and roweled spurs. Etching. C. 1819. 7⅜ × 4½ in (18.8 × 11.4 cm).

John Thomas Smith, Hackney Coachman

Beall E 49; Lipperheide Gcb 12; Cat. exhibition Bremen, 1976, no. 39. – Leaf 6 of The Cries of London … Itinerant Traders of antient and modern Times, copied from rare engravings, or drawn from the life published in 1839, here after the supposedly earliest depiction published by Overton. – Text leaf enclosed. – On Smith see Nagler XVI, 529 f. + Thieme-Becker XXXI, 174. – Minimally foxing.

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