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The miseries of London ... being assailed by a group of watermen.
|The miseries of London ... being assailed by a group of watermen.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: PW5935|
|Description: In this drawing Rowlandson illustrates the worst side of the early watermen’s reputation for getting trade by any means. A group of watermen are seen coercing a potential passenger as she walks down Wapping Old Stairs.|
|Creator: Thomas Rowlandson|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London|