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Billingsgate - Opening of the Market, from "London: A Pilgrimage"

Photo Credit: Rich Sanders, Des Moines

Billingsgate - Opening of the Market, from "London: A Pilgrimage"

Alternate Title:
Coffee Shop, Petticoat Lane, from "London: A Pilgrimage"
The Butcher, Newport Market Alley, from "London: A Pilgrimage"
Artist: Gustave Doré (French, 1832 - 1883)
Date: February 22, 1873
Medium: electrotype from wood engraving and text
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/2 × 11 in. (39.4 × 27.9 cm.)
Image (a): 7 7/8 × 4 7/8 in. (20 × 12.4 cm.)
Image (b): 2 5/8 × 4 3/4 in. (6.7 × 12.1 cm.)
Image (c): 3 5/8 × 4 in. (9.2 × 10.2 cm.)
Credit Line: Des Moines Art Center; Richard and Kay Ward Collection, 1999.14.65.a-.c
Accession number: 1999.14.65.a-.c
Classification: print
Portfolio/Series"London: A Pilgrimage"
Published References"London: A Pilgrimage" by Gustave Doré and Blanchard Jerrold (author: British 1826 - 1884). Published in thirteen installments by Harper's Weekly from April 13, 1872 to May 31, 1873
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