Milk below Maids.Qui veut du lait il est tout chaud.
London Pubd. as the Act Directs July 2. 1793 by Colnaghi & Co N.132 Pall Mall.
Stipple in brown ink, sheet 415 x 320mm. 16¼ x 12½". Trimmed to plate. A good impression. Scuffing in sky area.
A milkmaid standing by a doorway, with two pails by her feet. She hands a small pail of milk to two young children; street lamp, chimneys and horse-drawn carriage in the background. Plate 2 to the famous 'Cries of London' series after paintings by Francis Wheatley (1747 - 1801).
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