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Images: Dempsey’s people

A folio of British street portraits 1824–1844

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This is the first exhibition to showcase the compelling watercolour images of English street people made by the itinerant English painter John Dempsey throughout the first half of the nineteenth century.

Muffin man by John Dempsey
Muffin man by John Dempsey
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A maniac by John Dempsey
A maniac by John Dempsey
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