This sketch is a description of what did take place in 1840. The late tallented [talented] artist Sadler having property in Constitution Hall, one of the tenants who would pay no rent and kept forcible possession compelled him to take measures to get possession. The sub sheriff Gabriel Whistler and a sergant Guard of the [?] Eleventh Foot = the woman in the window is discharing a bucket on the bold sub sheriff. A soldier out of sport is levelling his musket
Original sketch by Sadler, 1880.
|Main Creator:||Sadler, William, artist|
Two members of the Sadler family observe a woman in a house pouring a bucket of water over the sub-sheriff. The army stand by - one of the soldiers aims his rifle at the woman as a joke.
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Inscribed in ink on two of the figures in the sketch: W. Sadler's son / Mr Sadler's father.
Physical description: 1 drawing : watercolour ; 23.3 x 32.7 cm..
Reproduction Note: Neg. No.: 26171.
Attributed to William Sadler.