A sixpence for the rags and woolens

By gary smith

A sixpence for the rags and woolens

…The rag and bone man came round usually on the same day each week. There was always someone who would have something to give the “Rag Man”. Clothes always went missing at home. But it wasn’t until later that an item of clothing was discovered to have gone “missing”. No one would own up and no one knew who had taken whose belongings and where they had gone. We just used to see who had sweets or some new toy. Then we usually knew who the culprit was. Usually myself…
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  • black
  • white
  • painting
  • oil
  • art
  • jack
  • horse
  • monochrome
  • bone
  • rag
  • russell
  • nostalgic
  • cart
  • streets
  • and

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40 x 50 cm
oil on board
7 Years ago

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gary smith

oil paintings, fine art prints


193 works in paintingmixed media

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Durham United Kingdom
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