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Newhaven fishwife

Unknown, 1940, Photograph, Postcard
Newhaven fishwife
Newhaven fishwife
Newhaven fishwife
Category
Library Item
Item no
4778
Title
Newhaven fishwife
Description
A mature Newhaven fishwife accompanied by a young girl sells fish to a lady on her doorstep. The fishwife and the girl are wearing striped skirts and scarves round their heads. Fish is being offered to the lady from a wooden board. The girl is wearing a creel on her back, supported by a band round her forehead, whilst the older lady's creel lies on the ground. The woman buying the fish is wearing a striped dress and holding out a plate for her purchase.
Artist / maker
Date
1940
Size
13.5 x 8.5 cm
Location
Edinburgh and Scottish Collection