'Every man has his price - Sir Rt Walpole, Market day, Sic itur ad astra', 1788. Artist: Unknown

'Every man has his price - Sir Rt Walpole, Market day, Sic itur ad astra', 1788. Artist: Unknown

1-620-782 - London Metropolitan Archives (City of London)/Heritage Images

'Every man has his price - Sir Rt Walpole, Market day, Sic itur ad astra', 1788. Smithfield Market cattle pens, at the corner of Smithfield and Cow Lane, filled with cattle with the faces of peers. In the background there is a pawn shop and the Crown Tavern. On the right the market bell is being rung by a man with a cynical smile.


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Image Aliases

  1. 0220005421
  1. 1-620-782
  1. 1620782
  1. 18398
  1. p5428091

Maximum Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3106x2183
File Size : 19865kb

Image Information

Creator
  1. Unknown, attributed to: :
After
  1. James Gillray: British, English: Artist, caricaturist, draftsman, engraver, printmaker
Subject
  1. Sir Robert Walpole: British: Prime minister, politician, statesman
Medium
  1. Etching
Picture Type
  1. Caricature
  2. Satire
Geographic Hierarchy
  1. World
  2. --- Europe
  3. ------ United Kingdom
  4. --------- England
  5. ------------ Greater London
  6. --------------- London
  7. ------------------ City of London
  1. 51 30 51 N , 000 05 37 W

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