Hawkers, Beggars and Quacks

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Hawkers, Beggars and Quacks

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Author :   Sean Shesgreen
Publisher :   Bodleian Library
Published :   10/09/2021
ISBN :   9781851245512
Format :   Hardback
Pages :   240
Size (mm) :   245x190x29
Weight (g) :   920

Marcellus Laroon's 'The Cryes of the City of London' presents, in seventy-four striking portraits, a panorama of London's marginal poor as they existed at the end of the seventeenth century. This book provides a fascinating insight into the men and... Read more

Marcellus Laroon's 'The Cryes of the City of London' presents, in seventy-four striking portraits, a panorama of London's marginal poor as they existed at the end of the seventeenth century. This book provides a fascinating insight into the men and women who made their livelihood, legally and illegally, on the streets of England's capital.