'Brown linen market, Banbridge' , 1783.
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Stipple engraving by William Hincks illustrating linen being sold at the linen market in Banbridge in County Down, Northern Ireland, just south of Lough Neagh. A group of men and women buying and selling linen are shown with a horse and foal in the foreground. A busy market scene is in the background. Brown linen is linen in its raw state before it is bleached.