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'Caller Haddies'

'Caller Haddies'


A carte-de-visite portrait of a fishwife from the coastal village of Newhaven near Edinburgh. A printed caption recto in the lower margin gives the title. The street cry 'Caller Haddies' was Scots dialect for 'Fresh haddock'.

Photographed by Ross and Pringle of Edinburgh.


 

Code: 126288
 
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