Marg.t Standing, Aged 67, Wife of John Standing,(The well known Brighton Matchman.) This poor woman has for many years been subjected to the singular misfortunes of having only one eye, one leg, and one toe.
Hand coloured etching, sheet 155 x 125mm. 6 x 5". Trimmed within plate, to image at top.
Charming caricature of the invalid wife of a renowned local match-seller, on a Brighton street, houses behind. From a series of Brighton characters by John Bruce (c.1815 - 1830; fl.)
[Ref: 19933] £75.00