Professional Women

 
The Shrimp-Girl
Title The Shrimp-Girl
Artist Francesco Bortolozzi (after William Hogarth)
Date 1782 (reprinted c. 1822)
Medium Stipple engraving
Location The Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections, Northwestern University

With a basket of shrimp balanced on her head and a smile on her face, this free-spirited woman-like the fish-girl in Beer Street-represents the health and economic prosperity that can be achieved through honest work.

Beer Street

 

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