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Smith, John Thomas (1766 London 1833). Old Chairs to mend. With the accessories carrying with a stick over the shoulder. Etching. 1819. Inscribed with monogram + date, otherwise as above. 7½ × 4½ in (18.9 × 11.3 cm).

John Thomas Smith, Old Chairs to mend

Beall E 49; Lipperh. Gcb 12; Exposition catalog Bremen, 1976, no. 39. – Sheet 16 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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