Sir John Gilbert, R. A.
15 x 10.1 cm, vignetted
Facing page 168 in W. H. Ainsworth's Rookwood: A Romance.
In one volume, with illustrations by Sir John Gilbert. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1882.
Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.
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Spring. How, a prophet? Beggar.Yes, sir; a cunning man, and a fortune-teller; a very ancient stroller all the world over, and has travelled with gipsies: and is a patrico. The Merry Beggars.