Two policemen are shown arresting chimney sweeps, roughly pulling one by the arm and another pushing an adult chimney sweep away while carrying four little boys on his back or in his arm. Two chimney sweeps on the left and one on the right complain of the crackdown on their trade.
Printmaker: Grant, C. J. (Charles Jameson), active 1830-1852, printmaker.
Title: A sweep-ingreform among the clergy [graphic] / C.J.G.
Publication: [London] : Printed and published by G. Drake, 12, Houghton Street, Clare Market, [ca. 1833]
A dustman bends over a large woman who has fallen and lifts her by placing his hands under her arms. She looks up angerly and shakes her fist at the dustman’s young assistant in an apron who looks on (left) with a smile and hand raised. Two dogs jump around the group.