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On Display: Museum of London Docklands: London, Sugar and Slavery
This painting by the London-born artist John Collet satirises the city's May Day procession which includes a milkmaid wearing traditional garland, a hurdy-gurdy player, a black servant, a soldier and children. The procession was depicted by a number of eighteenth-century artists, including Francis Hayman whose 'May Day or The Milkmaid Garland' in the Victoria and Albert Museum presents a more orthodox view of the festivities. < ...Read more
H 430 mm; W 530 mm, H 560 mm; W 660 mm (framed)
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