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The View and Humours of Billingsgate.
The View and Humours of Billingsgate.
The Wonders of ye Deep, often attempted, and never perform'd but by Arnold Vanhaecken, 1762.
Engraving with 18th century watermark. Plate: 575 x 445mm (22½ x 17½"). Very small margins. Central staining on right centre margin.
A satire on the fish market at Billingsgate, showing a large variety of fishmongers selling their wares. In the centre a man with a basket is knocked down by a dog sprinting across the scene. A later re-print of the 1736 and is the first plate to a series of fish prints engraved by Giles King.
BM Satire 2284.
[Ref: 44414]   £550.00  
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