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A group of three slum children in a dark back alley. Two boys are seated on the ground, one, on the left, looks down at the floor, his friend, to his right, looks across towards him. A girl stands on the right, leaning against the wall, a hoop in her right hand, an apple in her left. They are playing a game with pieces of stone laid out on the pavement. A bucket of coal stands in the bottom right corner.
oil on canvas
H 76 x W 61.6 cm
purchased from The Fine Art Society, 1985
Signed blc : T. Armstrong / 1861