'Gingerbread stand at the fair', 1833.

Geikie, Walter

'Gingerbread stand at the fair', 1833.
2 6 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 18cm


Etching by Scottish artist Walter Geikie (1795-1837) showing a father buying gingerbread from a stand for his children. A group of people are sitting on the gras talking nearby. One of a collection of works published posthumously in 1841 in Geikie's 'Etchings Illustrative of Scottish Character and Scenery'. Gingerbread was traditionally bought at fairs.

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