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Pearly Queen and Pearly Prince, London, 1926-1927. Artist: Hoppe

Pearly Queen and Pearly Prince, London, 1926-1927. Cockney 'Pearly kings' (originally costermongers - fruit and vegetable sellers), wore suits covered in mother-of-pearl buttons. Illustration from Wonderful London, volume I, edited by Arthur St John Adcock, published by Amalgamated Press (London, 1926-1927).
Photo Credit:
HIP / Art Resource, NY
Image Reference:
AR963082
Image size:
2960 X 3570 px
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