'A dealer in herrings, ''are ye sure it's gude Mistres?''', 1833.
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Etching by Scottish artist Walter Geikie (1795-1837) showing a street trader selling herrings from a packhorse. One of a collection of works published posthumously in 1841 in Geikie's 'Etchings Illustrative of Scottish Character and Scenery'. The woman's client is asking, 'Are ye sure its gude, Mistres.'