George Day, tinman and cutter, Islington / Haringey, London
|Artist/Photographer||Pidgeon, Monica (1913-2009)|
|Library Reference||Pidgeon (Uncat Box 4) Unreferenced|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Monica Pidgeon / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Vehicles ; Workers ; Lettering|
NOTES: George Day was one of the last surviving tinkers in London, when this portrait was taken. He plied his trade of sharpening knives, mending pots and pans, china, doormats, or re-caning chairs in the N19 district of north London. The barrow is an heirloom of some 80 years old.
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