Recipes from Scotland 1680s to 1940s


Street trader

Colour sketch of two women, carrying covered baskets on their backs, walking towards each other. Possibly rear and front views of the same woman.

The artist, Elizabeth Fussell, toured through Fife, Perth, Angus and Stirlingshire in the summer of 1839. Although she recorded the various places she visited, the sketches are almost exclusively of people.

Colour sketch of two women carrying baskets on their backs

'Bridge of Earn, July 17 1839'. From Elizabeth Caroline Fussell's Sketchbook of a Scottish tour, 1839. [Library reference: MS.29496]