Charles Courtney Curran, Early Morning, Madison Square
Oil on canvas, 22 in. x 18 in.
1900, National Arts Club, New York
Oh for the days when street sweepers wore uniforms.
Oh, for the days, when sweepers wore pith helmets!
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