"Street Life in London" by John Thomson An Old Clothes Shop, St Giles - “As a rule, secondhand clothes shops are far from distinguished in their cleanliness, and are often the fruitful medium for the propagation of fever, smallpox &c.
Shawl Date: Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: With fringe: 68 x 70 in. x cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs.
Street scenes of 19th-century Newcastle – in pictures
“A secondhand clothes seller at Newcastle cloth market reads as customers inspect her goods. A set of original glass negatives showing street scenes of century Newcastle found by Aaron Guy, who works at the city’s Mining Institute.