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Mid Lent Fair, Grantham Market Place, Lincolnshire

Photo credit: Lincolnshire County Council Grantham Collection

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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.

Lincolnshire County Council Grantham Collection



Mid Lent Fair, Grantham Market Place, Lincolnshire




oil on canvas


H 63.5 x W 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

Work type


Lincolnshire County Council Grantham Collection

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

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