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Silencing a Charley: 1822
Silencing a Charley: 1822
Silencing a Charley: 1822
Silencing a Charley: 1822
Silencing a Charley: 1822
Silencing a Charley: 1822
Silencing a Charley: 1822
Silencing a Charley: 1822
Silencing a Charley: 1822
Silencing a Charley: 1822
Silencing a Charley: 1822
Silencing a Charley: 1822
Silencing a Charley: 1822
Silencing a Charley: 1822
Silencing a Charley: 1822
Silencing a Charley: 1822
Silencing a Charley: 1822
Silencing a Charley: 1822
Silencing a Charley: 1822
Silencing a Charley: 1822
Silencing a Charley: 1822
Silencing a Charley: 1822
Silencing a Charley: 1822
Silencing a Charley: 1822
Silencing a Charley: 1822
Silencing a Charley: 1822
Silencing a Charley: 1822
Silencing a Charley: 1822
Silencing a Charley: 1822
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Silencing a Charley. By the early 19th century, the slang for a watchman was a 'charley'. It is not known where this nickname came from, but it later became a general term for a fool. In this print, two prostitutes in a tavern are bribing a watchman.
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Artist/Photographer/Maker George Humphrey; Theodore Lane
Date 1822 AD - 1822 AD
Image Number 001692

Silencing a Charley: 1822

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