Smith, John Thomas (1766 London 1833). Marking Stones. Itinerant trader of linen marking stones holding a pattern of his ware in the left, carried on the back the flat dosser containing the further ones. Etching. 7⅜ × 4½ in (18.7 × 11.3 cm).
Beall E 49; Lipperh. Gcb 12; Exposition catalog Bremen, 1976, no. 39. – Sheet 10 of The Cries of London … Itinerant Traders of antient and modern Times, copied from rare engravings, or drawn from the life worked about 1819 and published in 1839. – On Smith see Nagler XVI, 529 f. + Thieme-Becker XXXI, 174.
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