The costumes and details such as the Windsor chairs make these attractive scenes of children playing, and of social history.
Oranges and Lemons & Tug of War by Harry Brooker, 1890, 1891
© The Geffrye Museum of the Home
- Oil on canvas
- 70 x 90 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £900 ( Total: £3,600)
- Acquired in:
- Alexander Gallery
The children are presumably Londoners since the artist lived and worked in London at the time.
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The museum is closed to the public for a major, transformational development project. It will reopen in winter 2019.
During closure, the restored almshouse will remain open for tours and a full programme of events will be run in the front gardens.