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[Police constable, boy with a toy hoop, and woman wearing a crinoline ; Boys watching a woman in a wide skirt attempt to enter a narrow coach.]

Image ID: 818008

[Police constable, boy with a toy hoop, and woman wearing a crinoline ; Boys watching a woman in a wide skirt attempt to... (1854-1869)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Police constable, boy with a toy hoop, and woman wearing a crinoline ; Boys watching a woman in a wide skirt attempt to enter a narrow coach.]

Creator

: Leech, John, 1817-1864 -- Artist

Published Date

: 1854-1869

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 27 x 19 cm. (10 1/2 x 7 1/4 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "Police constable (to boy). 'Now then, off with that hoop! Or I'll precious soon help you!' Lady (who imagines the observation is addressed to her). 'What a monster!' Lifts up the crinoline and hurries off." "Impudent boy. 'I say, Bill! Come and see the conjuring -- here's this here gal a goin' to squeeze herself into that there broom!' "

Original Source

: From Pictures of life & character by John Leech : from the collection of Punch. Bradbury & Evans, 1854-1869) Leech, John (1817-1864), Author.

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Costume -- cartoons -- 1800s

Source Description

: 3 folders (99 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC COSTU-Car-18

Digital ID

: 818008

Record ID

: 703188

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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