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The Whistling Oyster, 1897

The Whistling Oyster, 1897. From Old and New London Vol 111 by Edward Walford. [Cassell and Company Ltd, London, 1897]

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Aquatic Life Cassell Co Contrast Edward Edward Walford Lantern Old And New London Oyster Pavement Shellfish Shop Front Sidewalk Street Seller Street Trader Walford Wealth Wealthy Whistling Cassell And Company Ltd


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The Whistling Oyster, 1897 - A Glimpse into London's Street Life

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. This print takes us back to the bustling streets of 19th century London. Captured by Edward Walford in his renowned publication "Old and New London" this image showcases a vibrant scene filled with contrasting characters and architectural marvels. In the heart of this historic avenue, we see a diverse array of people going about their daily lives. Women elegantly dressed in Victorian fashion stroll alongside men engrossed in conversation, while young boys curiously observe their surroundings. The street trader at the center captures our attention - known as 'The Whistling Oyster, ' he skillfully sells his shellfish to passersby. As we delve deeper into the composition, it becomes evident that wealth disparity was prevalent during this era. The opulent shop fronts stand in stark contrast to the poverty-stricken lane on which they reside. Lanterns illuminate the path, casting an enchanting glow upon both rich and poor alike. This monochrome portrait not only depicts a moment frozen in time but also serves as a testament to the resilience and diversity found within London's streetscape. It invites us to reflect on how occupations shape society, highlighting both individual struggles and collective progress. With its intricate details and historical significance, this print from Heritage Images offers viewers an immersive experience into 19th century England - a vivid reminder of our ever-evolving urban landscape intertwined with human stories that transcend

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