George, No. 8972
A view of Queen Eleanor's Cross at Northampton, the summit cut off by the upper margin. Two elderly men gape at it open-mounthed. A third (r.), more fashionably dressed and wearing top-boots, examines it superciliously through a glass. The cross is freqeuntly visited by 'some honorable F.A.S. [F.S.A].
(from George, vol. VII)
elite; historic sites; historical figures; humor; monuments; public spaces; satire; text
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