Carts loaded with ice

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of men, women and children bringing ice into a city in heavily-laden carts on a cold, snowy day. They would sell the ice to wholesalers – the price paid for a cartload varied from 2s 6d to 14s – who stored it in deep wells and sold it to confectioners, fishmongers etc.

#Picture Number TP197

 


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