Thursday, 11 December 2008

Laroon Snr's Street Cries of London

These images of the citizens of London going about their daily business in 1688 by Marcellus Laroon Senior (British, b. 1653 - d. 1702) are well worth studying for costume detail of the 1680s - and they have a slightly festive feel to them or is that just me? Well this one is a Merry Fiddler so that one is sort of seasonal...

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