>The Cries of Dublin &c Drawn from the Life by Hugh Douglas Hamilton 1760
Laffan (William), editor
The Cries of Dublin &c Drawn from the Life by Hugh Douglas Hamilton 1760
Dublin, Churchill House Press for the Irish Georgian Society, 2003
(30 cm), 205 (3) pp., 101 text illustrations (most in colour). Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. - Facsimile edition with commentaries of an album of 67 drawings by Hugh Douglas Hamilton (1740-1808) of beggars, tricksters, hawkers of fish, wigs and brogues, etc. Discovered in Australia, the album was offered for sale by Christie’s, London, 16 May 2002, lot 29 (£193,650), and subsequently entered a private collection in Ireland. ¶ Excellent, unmarked copy.