'The genius of hardware' and the 'Arts and Manufacture of England', 1850.
2 5 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 17cm

'The genius of hardware' and the 'Arts and Manufacture of England', 1850.

Sala, George Augustus

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

Description

Etching by George Sala taken from the 'Great Exhibition 'Wot is to Be', a satirical look at the forthcoming Great Exhibition of 1851. Depicted as the 'genuis of hardware' are a prize pauper, a grand procession of Brummagen buttons and a man with a dustpan on his head titled 'the original 'little dustpan'.
 

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10421172
 

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