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Mid Lent Fair, Grantham Market Place, Lincolnshire

Photo credit: Grantham Museum

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Grantham Market place, c.1800, depicted at the opening of the Mid Lent fair. The market cross and conduit are visible. Naive style of painting, showing the Civic procession including local dignitaries and the mace bearer processing through a variety of stalls, surrounded by onlookers and musicians.

Grantham Museum


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    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    63.5 x 104 cm

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  • Acquisition method

    purchased from the Crane Galleries, Folk Art and Americana, London, with the assistance of the Victoria and Albert Museum Purchase Grant Fund, Lincolnshire County Council and South Kesteven District Council, 1989

Grantham Museum

St Peter’s Hill, Grantham, Lincolnshire NG31 6PY England

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