Oranges and Lemons & Tug of War by Harry Brooker

The costumes and details such as the Windsor chairs make these attractive scenes of children playing, and of social history.


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.

Venue details

The Geffrye Museum of the Home 136 Kingsland Road, Hoxton, London London E2 8EA 020 7739 9893

Entry details

50% off with National Art Pass

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.