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In Anticipation Of The Festive Season

December 3, 2022
by the gentle author

Tickets are next available for THE GENTLE AUTHOR’S TOUR OF SPITALFIELDS on December 10th, also Boxing Day & New Year’s Day.

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A swallow at Christmas

George Cruikshank‘s illustrations of yuletide in London 1838-53 from his Comic Almanack remind us how much has changed and also how little has changed. (You can click on any of these images to enlarge)

Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve

Christmas dining

Christmas bustle

Boxing day

Hard frost

A picture in the gallery

Theatrical dinner

The Parlour & the Cellar

New Year’s Eve

New Year’s birth

Twelfth Night – Drawing characters

January – Last year’s bills

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  1. December 3, 2022

    Reminds me of Dickens. Very festive and satirical.

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