The New York Public Library is now offering grab-and-go service at 50 locations as part of our gradual reopening. Find a location near you, and learn about our remote resources.


Description of the plates, representing the itinerant traders of London in their ordinary costume : with notices of the remarkable places given in the background.

Collection Data

Phillips, R. (Richard), Sir (1767-1840) (Author)
Craig, W. M. (William Marshall) (ca. 1765-ca. 1834) (Illustrator)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1804
Place: [London]
Publisher: [Richard Phillips]
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Art & Architecture Collection
Shelf locator: MMK (Description of the plates, representing the itinerant traders of London)
Peddlers -- English -- England -- London -- 1800-1899
London (England) -- Social life & customs
Content: Bound in calf gilt tooled.
Content: Cover title: Cries of London.
Content: Each plate hand-colored and accompanied by leaf of descriptive letterpress.
Content: Four plates signed: Drawn by Craig.
Content: Imprint from plates.
Content: Originally issued to accompany R. Phillips's Modern London, being the history and present state of the British metropolis.
Physical Description
Extent: 31] leaves, [31] leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 25065252
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13951113
Barcode: 33433075597553
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ba025f70-c605-012f-4119-58d385a7bc34
Show filters Hide filters
1 result found