Cries of London Prints by Francis Wheatley (1931)
Cries of London
by Francis Wheatley
(England, 1931)
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This series of prints is actually menus from Cafe Royal on Regent Street in London dating to 1931.  The cover of the menus features scenes from Francis Wheatley's Cries of London originally illustrated in 1796.  The "Cries" depict London's tradesmen in a day when they could sell their products on the street by using a musical shout or rhyme to get the attention of prospective buyers.


Price per print: Print Only:  $55
Matting Charge:  $20
Framing & Matting Charge:  $125
Dimensions: Print Only:  8 x 11 inches
Matted:  13 x 16 inches
Type of print: Original color lithograph
Year: 1931

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English (No. 60300001)
Hot Spice Gingerbread,
Smoking hot!

English (No. 60300002)
Knives, Scissors and
Razors to Grind

English (No. 60300003)
Sweet China Oranges

English (No. 60300004)
Turnips & Carrots

English (No. 60300005)
Old Chairs to mend