Knives or Scissors to Grind - Thomas Rowlandson

Thomas Rowlandson ( 1756 - 1827 )  from the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

Detail: dog, grinding wheel, knife sharpener, street seller, basket, cleaver, city

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  • I remember the knife man coming around the neighbourhood to sharpen knives when I was a child. Only his sharpening contraption was a lot smaller. And so were our knives!

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